Amazon New Retail Concept Amazon 4-Star Store Opens in New York City

As traditional retailers try to find an online strategy to compete with Amazon, the company continues to look for new ways to enter the physical retail space. On Thursday, Amazon will open Amazon 4-star, a new physical store where everything for sale is rated 4 stars and above, is a top seller, or is new and […]

IKEA Takes On Amazon – A Look at How Big Box Retailers Adapt to eCommerce

It seems it took nearly 15 years for companies such as Walmart and Target to finally realize that if they didn’t put more focus on eCommerce, their business may be swept up by Amazon. We have seen Walmart and Target make strategic acquisitions or build partnerships with third-parties to expand their online business, but also […]

Amazon / Whole Foods Market Launch Grocery Pick Up In as Little as 30 Minutes

Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the launch of grocery pickup beginning in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market’s selection of fresh and organic produce, bakery, dairy, meat and seafood, floral and everyday staples and pick up their order in as little as 30 minutes, all without […]

Whole Foods Market Prime Day Deal Includes Free $10 Credit on Amazon

Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced exclusive ways Prime members can save in store in celebration of this year’s Prime Day, which kicks off on Amazon July 16 at 12 pm PT/3 pm ET. From July 11 through July 17, Prime members can get $10 on Amazon for Prime Day when they shop in […]

Amazon Prime Discounts Now Available in All Whole Foods Market Locations

Prime member savings will be available in all Whole Foods Market and Whole Foods Market 365 stores nationwide beginning Wednesday, June 27, providing even more opportunities for Prime members to save at the nation’s leading natural and organic grocer. To learn more, customers can go to amazon.com/primesavings. “Since launching Prime savings at Whole Foods Market, […]

Amazon Prime Now Begins Deliveries from Select Whole Foods Markets

Amazon and Whole Foods Markets announced they are launching free two-hour delivery from Whole Foods Markets in four cities, Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach. There are neighborhood limitations within the cities, so shoppers can find out if this new delivery service services them by entering their zip code in the Amazon Prime Now app. […]

From Obamacare to Bezoscare? Amazon May Lead The Way to Fix Healthcare

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Last week Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway announced a partnership to bring healthcare to its over one million employees and their families. Among those three businesses, Amazon is the largest employer. But Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate that owes its growth to its longtime Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett’s prowess in picking the right […]

A Look Inside the Q4 Earnings Call from Amazon

This time of year is undoubtedly represents one of the most important earnings report times for eCommerce and related companies as they cover the important holiday season sales. For some companies these are Q4 results, which means they also provide some full year numbers and guidance. Our new format summarizes the most important financial metrics which […]

Amazon Treasure Trucks to Show Up at Select Whole Foods Market Stores

Amazon’s Treasure Truck program is expanding to include stops at select Whole Foods Market locations in the U.S. Here is the Press Release from Amazon Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced that Treasure Truck will pop up at various Whole Foods Market locations across the country with new offers and incentives. Treasure Truck handpicks new, trending, local, or delicious […]

Amazon Go, Cashierless Convenience Store Opens to Public

Five years in the making, one year behind schedule, but the 1,800 square Amazon Go store at 2131 7th Ave, in Seattle, is set to open to the public on Monday, January 22. At first glance, the store resembles a convenience store with a little grocery store features added in. It really reminds one of […]