The breaking news this morning of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market is as about exciting as it gets! This combination of businesses unleashes the power of new possibilities and potential from giant influencers Amazon & Whole Foods, a la Jeff Bezos and John Mackey. For grocery retailers, it adds even more pressure (read: opportunity) to a retailing environment already faced with the uncertainties of transition as ecommerce disrupts traditional retail models.
WFM CEO John Mackey’s nearly 40-year journey to bring us better food, improving the lives of its shoppers, has resulted in a transformation on American food culture, food retailing, personal health and social benefits to farmers, workers, and supply
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Michael Movitz has more than 25 years natural/organic products industry experience across retail, manufacturer, broker and market research organizations...