Following Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, prices have fallen and foot traffic is up at Whole Foods Market locations. What’s next for Amazon and Whole Foods? How will the acquisition impact the competitive landscape? And will Amazon use Whole Foods to bring new technologies and staffing approaches to the retail world?
In this Supply Chain Nation podcast episode, Jim Prewitt, vice president of retail industry strategy, and Kevin Sterneckert, vice president of innovation strategies and solution marketing, discuss why an acquisition in grocery was a logical choice for Amazon, and why every company (not just retailers) should pay attention to how Amazon is removing friction from the customer experience.
For more information, be sure to read Jim’s blog – Four Ways Amazon’s Changes to Whole Foods will Impact Retailers.
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