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The Produce Reporter Week in Review – May 22, 2020

- General News
Greg and Pamela discuss the roller coaster $40 million contract awarded to Ben Holtz of California Avocados Direct in the USDA's Farmers to Families Food Box program, the controversy unfolding from the selection process, and how the majority of contracts are business as usual.

Amazon turns Whole Foods stores dark in online grocery catch-up

- Produce with Pamela
The back-and-forth of Amazon Prime grocery and Amazon Fresh contraction and expansion over the past three years has been a puzzler for me. Amazon is an e-commerce company. They bought a grocery store. Why was this not a better marriage?

Has Amazon grown enough to Go Grocery?

- Produce with Pamela
Based on my experiences at its Amazon Go convenience format, I’m not so sure the concept is ready for a major expansion.

AmazonFresh takes huge step in competition with Walmart’s online grocery

- Retail
Watch out, Walmart. AmazonFresh is coming. The Seattle-based company is dropping the $14.99/month subscription fee for Amazon Prime members in a vast expansion of the service.

Report: Amazon to overtake Walmart as largest retailer by 2022

- Retail

PRESS RELEASE ROCKVILLE, MD, October 24, 2019 — Amazon BB #:283186 is set to become the …

Amazon moves ahead on grocery plan

- Retail

Amazon BB #:283186 plans to open a handful of grocery stores in the U.S. as early …

AmazonFresh expands to three more cities with 1- and 2-hour delivery

- Retail

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Amazon today announced that AmazonFresh BB #:283186 has expanded to three new cities: Houston, …

AmazonFresh Expands to Las Vegas With 1- And 2-Hour Delivery

- Retail

SEATTLE – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Amazon today announced that AmazonFresh BB #:283186 has expanded to Las …

Amazon “primed” for discounts…that haven’t delivered

- Analysis
At what point do we give up on the Whole Paycheck battle and embrace the higher end?

Retail stocks gasp at Amazon grocery news

- Analysis
At approximately 12:38 Eastern Standard Time, the world of grocery stocks took a deep breath…and dropped.