Lower prices are just the beginning.
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods could mean big changes for the way people buy groceries - and just about everything else.
Big changes may someday be coming to Whole Foods, including delivery drones, no checkout lines and (gasp) lower prices.
Online retail giant Amazon is making a bold expansion into physical stores with a $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods
New York : Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box?
Yesterday, Amazon and Whole Foods ruined a perfectly slow news day on a Friday in June with the announcement that Amazon intends to buy Whole Foods for almost $14 billion.
With Whole Foods, Amazon is gaining a network of more than 430 physical stores, mostly in well-frequented urban locations. Their customer base is higher income, skewing to Millennial and Gen X consumers, many of whom may be current Amazon…
Amazon's swoop on Whole Foods may seem like a step backwards for a company whose success has come from the seismic boom in online shopping over the last two decades, but the company's dominance has always depended on a heavy physical ...