Monday February 17, 2020

Grocery’s Whole new ball game

The decision by Amazon to take over the bricks and mortar organic supermarket Whole Foods signals changing times for the food sector

12th November, 2017
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The Whole Foods Market in New York: Amazon announced it would acquire the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods in a move bound to shake up the sector worldwide Pic: Bloomberg

Have you heard of Whole Foods, the organic supermarket chain in the US? I’ve been there and it’s foodie heaven. I spent what seemed like hours salivating as I browsed the aisles. Browsing was mainly what I did; shopping at Whole Foods is expensive.

But since August, the biggest disruptor of them all, Amazon, officially owns it. And the online giant didn’t take long to make changes. US media reported price...

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