User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Distribution :: Stores
Last updated: Jun 24 2017 09:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Councilwoman Bass holds sit-ins at illegal stop-and-go stores 24.6.2017 Philly.com News
Stop-and-go stores, small convenience stores, delis, or gas stations with liquor licenses, often operate outside of the law which requires that they sell food and have enough tables and chairs for at least 30 people.
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A woman puts groceries into a reusable grocery bag in the bagging area of the checkout line. 23.6.2017 Science / Technology News

Amazon: $3.99 AmazonFresh: $4.14 Whole Foods: $3.99 Amazon: $3.99 AmazonFresh: $4.14 Whole Foods: $3.99 , AmazonFresh and Whole Foods to determine which company produced the least expensive bill. The results were interesting.

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Amazon’s food offensive forcing supermarkets into 21st century 23.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Walk into a grocery store 10 years from now, and you’ll see more prepared meals, personalized recommendations and perhaps even an in-house restaurant. What you probably won’t see is a random stockpile of food and a long line at the register. Time-consuming trips and a cumbersome checkout process are some of the top challenges that grocery stores aim to tackle in coming years, and the stakes are high. Online delivery services and deep-discount chains are threatening to upend supermarkets’ long-he... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery 22.6.2017 AP Washington
NEW YORK (AP) -- Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer&apos;s stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood?...
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A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery 22.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer’s stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week, when Amazon announced a $13.7 billion megadeal to acquire Whole Foods. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff B... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery 22.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer’s stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week, when Amazon announced a $13.7 billion megadeal to acquire Whole Foods. The two companies have not […]
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Will antitrust concerns trip up Amazon's race to the top? 22.6.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
Ever since Amazon made its blockbuster bid for Whole Foods last week, there's been speculation over what the e-commerce powerhouse is going to try and buy next. Chicago-based Grubhub, the online restaurant delivery service? Nordstrom department stores? Maybe it doubles down and buys another ...
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Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact 21.6.2017 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Among the many questions being asked about Amazon&apos;s intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?...
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Amazon’s bid for Whole Foods sparks speculation on what it might gobble up next 21.6.2017 Washington Post
Amazon’s bid for Whole Foods sparks speculation on what it might gobble up next
Five telling things the Whole Foods CEO said about the Amazon deal in an employee town hall 21.6.2017 Washington Post
Five telling things the Whole Foods CEO said about the Amazon deal in an employee town hall
Speculation grows that Amazon will face a rival bidder for Whole Foods 20.6.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
Amazon.com’s plan to buy Whole Foods Market sparked an avalanche of discussion about how the online retail giant could transform the U.S. grocery industry in the years ahead. But Amazon’s $13.7-billion deal might not be the last word on the merger itself. Wall Street signaled Monday that it ...
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Amazon and Whole Foods could revolutionize grocery delivery. But do shoppers want it? 20.6.2017 LA Times: Business

A giant in the technology industry had a bold idea: reinvent the way people shop, rendering grocery stores a quaint reminder of the past.

That company was Webvan, and it attracted $800 million in funding before filing for bankruptcy at the peak of the dot-com bust nearly two decades ago. The lesson...

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How the Amazon-Whole Foods deal could hurt — or help — Instacart 20.6.2017 L.A. Times - Technology News
What's Instacart to do if Amazon buys Whole Foods?
Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon ‘whirlwind courtship’ 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the deal to be acquired by Amazon was the result of a “whirlwind courtship.” Mackey made the remarks during a town hall with Whole Foods employees after the $13.7 billion deal was announced late last week, according to a transcript of the talk filed Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mackey said mutual friends set the companies up on a “blind date” in Seattle a little over six weeks ago, and that executives immediately hit it off and e...
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Speculation grows that Amazon will face a rival bidder for Whole Foods 20.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Amazon.com’s plan to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. sparked an avalanche of discussion about how the online retail giant could transform the U.S. grocery industry in the years ahead.

But Amazon’s $13.7-billion deal might not be the last word on the merger itself.

Wall Street signaled Monday that it...

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How the Amazon-Whole Foods deal could shake the Minn. grocery market 20.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When Amazon decides to move into a new industry in a big way, there's reason to wonder how the existing business can compete, let alone survive.
Amazon’s move into groceries could squeeze Costco 20.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Costco’s business model of membership fees, low prices, and high degree of vertical integration will help it defend against the e-commerce giant that’s now buying Whole Foods, but the competitive pressure will increase.
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Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do a better job of collecting shopper data. They may also need to seek innovative partners of their own. Amazon’s planned $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic and natural foods grocer signals a massive bet that people will opt more for the convenience of online orders and delivery or in-store pickup, putting ev... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation 19.6.2017 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do a better job of collecting shopper data. They may also need to seek innovative partners of their own....
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Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt 19.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do a better job of collecting shopper data. They may also need to seek innovative partners of their own. Amazon’s planned $13.7 […]
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