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Amazon grocery strategy could shake up food retail industry

Amazon grocery strategy could shake up food retail industry

As far as Robin Hodgskin is concerned, Amazon is getting it right. "I work in Portland [Maine] and use Whole Foods, which I love. I go about two times per month and always leave with ten times what I intended," said Hodgskin, a financial services executive. Hodgskin...

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Amazon launches Just Walk Out technology business

Amazon launches Just Walk Out technology business

“Why would Amazon open their own stores? This is an incredible lesson in how you can throw a tonne of money at something and then sell it to all the retailers who wanted it. Great business model and will secure re-occurring revenues for decades to come. Shrewd move...

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Hanging up the (blue) apron

Hanging up the (blue) apron

There's a simple explanation: Millennials just aren't that into it. And those who don't want to pay for Blue Apron try to game the system by signing up for a first free meal and never registering for a subscription. It seems like the product is simultaneously too much...

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LA tech investor eyeing Blue Apron purchase

LA tech investor eyeing Blue Apron purchase

Tai Lopez, an investor in meat subscription service Farmers Box and owner of more than 700 acres of farmland in Virginia, says he reached out to Blue Apron last week about a potential sale. Lopez — who’s in contact with the NYC company through ex-Amazon executive and...

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Amazon opens full-size grocery store with no cashiers

Amazon opens full-size grocery store with no cashiers

Amazon’s new, high-tech supermarket in Seattle is just about a mile from the company’s corporate headquarters. After scanning a code from the Amazon Go app at the entrance, shoppers will be able to pick up veggies, meats, bread and other grocery staples and walk out...

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Walmart, other grocers are considering acquiring Grubhub

Walmart, other grocers are considering acquiring Grubhub

Executives from Walmart and at least three other grocers have mulled acquiring food-delivery service Grubhub, The Post has learned. Insiders at Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons and Ahold-Delhaize, the owner of Hannaford and Stop & Shop, have been reviewing how buying...

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