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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

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

What will Amazon’s Whole Foods deal mean for Kroger?

Kroger Co. has been battling Amazon.com Inc. for a while now, but the competition just took on a whole new level......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

See who opposes Amazon’s $13.7B Whole Foods merger

Amazon.com shook up the retail and grocery world Friday with its $13.7 billion deal for Whole Foods Market. But not everyone is so keen on the merger. The Institute for Local Self Reliance worries about competition and anti-trust issues with Amazon .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

Markets Right Now: Grocers plunge on Amazon deal; Dow gains

Major stock indexes eked out tiny gains after spending much of the day in the red, but grocery stores and retailers plunged on concern about new competition as Amazon said it would buy Whole Foods......»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsJun 16th, 2017

Bullish on Build-a-Bear

Never mind Amazon and Whole Foods. Build-a-Bear is fairly impervious to internet competition. “The experience is not Amazonable.”.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 16th, 2017

A Win for Whole Foods, A Warning to Sector

The Amazon deal will increase competition with an already-challenging retail backdrop......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 16th, 2017

Twin Cities grocery stores could feel the heat from the Amazon-Whole Foods deal

The $13.7 billion deal comes at a time of increased competition in the local grocery scene......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

Here"s why Whole Foods shopped around for a $13.7 billion purchase from Amazon

Amazon.com Inc. will buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion, rescuing a brick-and-mortar retailer in a field where competition from online shopping and other supermarket chains has crunched profit margins. Whole Foods was shopping for a dea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

What Amazon’s Whole Foods deal means for Pick "n Save parent Kroger

Kroger Co. has been battling Amazon.com Inc. for a while now, but the competition just took on a whole new level......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

Market Extra: European grocers crumble after Amazon-Whole Foods deal fuels pricing concerns

U.K. and European supermarkets chains tumble in afternoon trade on Friday after Amazon’s deal to buy upscale grocery chain Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion deal sparked concerns of increased competition in an industry already under pressure......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2017

Supermarkets’ best weapon against e-tailers: produce

High-quality fruits, vegetables and other fresh foods are emerging as a physical store’s best defense against growing competition from Amazon.com Inc......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2016

MarketWatch First Take: Investors lose appetite for Blue Apron IPO thanks to Amazon, customer data

Investors have lost their appetite for the initial public offering of meal kit delivery company Blue Apron, fearing the emergence of Amazon.com as a competitor with its acquisition of Whole Foods......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch11 hr. 44 min. ago

Meal-kit maker Blue Apron slashes IPO price

Blue Apron sharply lowered the expected price range for its initial public offering as Amazon-Whole Foods deal weighed on prospects for the meal-kit industry. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters12 hr. 14 min. ago

Investors turn down heat on Blue Apron IPO

Blue Apron, the biggest U.S. meal kit provider, raised $300 million as it went public Wednesday, but that was much less than planned, as Amazon's industry-changing deal to buy Whole Foods scared away investors......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters12 hr. 14 min. ago

Amazon.com, Inc.’s (AMZN) Whole Foods Acquisition Isn’t Perfect

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Tradi.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplace12 hr. 29 min. ago

Meal-kit maker Blue Apron goes public, demand underwhelms as Amazon looms

(Reuters) - Blue Apron Holdings Inc , the biggest U.S. meal kit provider, raised $300 million as it went public on Wednesday, a third less than it had hoped, as Amazon.com's industry-changing deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc weighed on the sector......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 14 min. ago

Blue Apron Prices IPO At Bottom Of Deeply Discounted Range

Perhaps impacted by Amazon's Whole Foods' deal, Blue Apron just priced its IPO at $10 (30 million shares). Blue Apron Holdings #IPO - $APRN.....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt14 hr. 29 min. ago

What We Know about the Amazon and Whole Foods Shopper

There's a lot of overlap. Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods wfm .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune15 hr. 29 min. ago