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FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Grocers are primed to compete with Amazon’s free grocery delivery

September 22, 2020

Via: RetailWire

In October 2019, months before the coronavirus crisis hit, Amazon.com made a strategic decision to offer free grocery delivery to those in the U.S. with a Prime subscription. This step was another sign that Amazon was actively working to establish […]


Retail Types, Stores

Have multiple rounds of price cuts changed Whole Foods’ high price image?

September 18, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey says the chain and its parent company (Amazon.com) are serious about ridding the grocery chain of its “Whole Paycheck” image. In an interview with CNBC earlier this week, Mr. Mackey said Whole Foods […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Tech

Amazon Fresh grocery store opens touting low prices and cashier-free checkout

September 17, 2020

Via: RetailWire

The first Amazon Fresh grocery store is officially open to the public in Woodland Hills, CA, and the retailer is promising low everyday prices across the store on a mix of national, local and private brands as well as “delicious […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Will Amazon’s new online store disrupt the luxury fashion and beauty business?

September 16, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Amazon.com has launched an online store-within-a-store concept — Luxury Stores — with the goal of establishing itself as a major player in the luxury fashion, beauty and accessories market. The e-tailing giant is looking to attract both established and startup […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon continues hiring frenzy offering 100,000 more jobs as workforce surpasses 1 million

September 15, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is set to expand its global workforce by 10 per cent as it embarks on its latest hiring spree offering 100,000 jobs across the US and Canada. Amazon has announced plans for its latest and most ambitious hiring spree, […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon and Walmart’s emerging delivery drone battle escalates with Zipline deal

September 14, 2020

Via: CNBC

Walmart announced Monday that it’s partnering with Zipline — a company best known for its medical drone operations in African countries like Ghana and Rwanda — to launch a delivery service of select health and wellness products in the U.S. […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Whole Foods’ e-grocery business headed down a dark path?

September 3, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Amazon.com could be entering a new phase of its e-grocery business as it opens its first dark store dedicated to Whole Foods’ e-grocery fulfillment. Amazon will be opening the location in Brooklyn, NY, according to USA Today, but will not […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Why Amazon’s Domination Of Home Food Shopping Will Not Last

August 31, 2020

Via: Forbes

Amazon Growth. Grocery home deliveries are accelerating. Amazon has three grocery formats that are rushing food to homes – they are Amazon Prime AMZN +0.1%, Amazon Fresh AMZN +0.1%, and on-line Amazon’s Whole Foods WFM 0.0%. A most recent survey […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Amazon opens its first ever Amazon Fresh physical grocery store

August 28, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has opened the doors to its first ever full-size grocery store in Los Angeles marking its most significant venture into physical retail to date. Its new Amazon Fresh Store opened its doors yesterday morning to a select number of […]


Retail Trends

25% of U.S. malls are expected to shut within 5 years. Giving them a new life won’t be easy

August 27, 2020

Via: CNBC

What is going to happen to America’s dead malls? That’s a million-dollar question plaguing retailers and real estate developers. With a report circulating earlier this month that the biggest U.S. mall owner Simon Property Group has been in talks with […]