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Outside the Box: The big lesson from Amazon and Whole Foods: Disruptive competition comes out of nowhere

The vast majority of today’s leading companies will likely become toast—in a decade or less, says Vivek Wadhwa......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2017

What"s the difference between Amazon and Jet.com?

In another competition-heating move against Amazon and Whole Foods, Walmart-owned Jet.com recently launched an in-house collection of household essentials. But, what’s the difference between the two e-commerce giants?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2017

Sprouts still pushing for growth despite Whole Foods, Amazon competition

Grocer plans to open more stores this year and next even as customers examine Whole Foods......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Amazon"s Whole Foods is stealing customers from everybody

It's price-slashing strategy in the cutthroat grocery market is already making competition even more intense.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2017

Traffic surges at Amazon-owned Whole Foods, even as some prices creep back up

All eyes are on Whole Foods Market Inc. as new owner Amazon.com Inc. brings its disruptive technology to a traditional brick-and-mortar chain — including those watching from high orbit above the planet. According to satellite imagery, the Austi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2017

Amazon"s Latest Move Is a Master Class in Thinking Ahead. Here"s Why in One Sentence.

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods is a lesson for all in leadership and thinking ahead......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 3rd, 2017

Amazon"s Latest Move Is A Master Class In Thinking Ahead. Here"s Why In One Sentence.

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods is a lesson for all in leadership and thinking ahead......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 3rd, 2017

New CEO: Fresh Market "will return to embracing its roots" as specialty grocer

Larry Appel, The Fresh Market's new CEO, talks 'wow factor,' weighs in on competition from Amazon-Whole Foods, other grocers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2017

BLUE APRON CEO: Amazon and Whole Foods aren"t the competition (APRN)

Keith MacDonald for Vox MediaAmazon’s $13.7 billion Whole Foods buyout could not have come a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 13th, 2017

Amazon"s Whole Foods Acquisition Is Not About Competition

Amazon"s Whole Foods Acquisition Is Not About Competition.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 30th, 2017

FTC greenlights Amazon-Whole Foods merger

The Federal Trade Commission said it's not worried about unfair competition at this time......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 23rd, 2017

Legal, regulatory challenges mount to Amazon"s takeover of Whole Foods

Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, fears the Amazon-Whole Foods deal will reduce competition and further accelerate job cuts in the retail industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017

Legal, regulatory challenges mount to Amazon"s takeover of Whole Foods

Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, fears the Amazon-Whole Foods deal will reduce competition and further accelerate job cuts in the retail industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017

Does Kroger Have Too Many Stores?

Kroger (NYSE: KR), according to many people who follow the grocery business, faces an onslaught of competition, primarily from Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) which recently bought Whole Foods (NASDAQ: WFM).........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 9th, 2017

Amazon Will Be A Disruptive Player In Groceries Over Next 5 Years

Analysts at Deutsche Bank hosted a panel of four experts to dissect Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)'s proposed acquisition of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 2nd, 2017

Blue Apron Drops IPO Price Amid Concern Over Competition From Amazon

Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods already has caused considerable damage to companies in the food industry......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 29th, 2017

Amazon-Whole Foods Won’t Wash Out GrubHub

GrubHub shares have sold off on fears of competition. The stock is still a buy for three reasons......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 29th, 2017

Amazon"s Whole Foods Deal Adds Pressure on Grocery Services to Deliver

The impact of the e-commerce giant’s Whole Foods deal on online grocery services is still unclear, but one thing is certain: Competition is heating up. From Instacart to Peapod, firms are racing to gain a larger share of the fast-growing market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 29th, 2017

Kroger Has Bigger Problems -- Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods

Kroger was already reeling due to competition and a decline in same-store sales. A cutthroat industry already known for razor-thin margins may have just become even more competitive......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 23rd, 2017

The chief market strategist at a $1.3 trillion investment firm breaks down Amazon"s "disruptive" Whole Foods deal

Bloomberg TVAmazon's blockbuster acquisition of Whole Foods was a $13.7 billi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 20th, 2017

Wall Street is bailing on Costco after Amazon"s deal for Whole Foods

Deutsche Bank lowers its rating on Costco to hold from buy, citing increasing competition from Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2017