Amazon today announced that Key by Amazon In-Garage Grocery Delivery is expanding to everywhere grocery delivery from Amazon is available, providing service to more than 5,000 U.S. cities and towns.
Amazon is big, and it’s up-front.
What’s going to be the *it* factor that sways consumers to break with their usual routine and shop Amazon Fresh instead?
This is the first location outside of California for the company, with all the tech bells and whistles you'd expect.
When asked about purchasing grocery items online in the coming year, supermarket shoppers register the lowest intent with 32% saying they will do so more (a decrease from 44% earlier this year), compared to 48% of Walmart shoppers and 54% of Amazon shoppers.
Three years after Seattle-based Amazon acquired Austin, TX-based Whole Foods Market Inc., it seems that the tech giant is finally moving forward with grocery plans of its own.
After more than a year of speculation about its foray into brick-and-mortar grocery, Seattle-based Amazon has opened its first location.
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.
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?
Based on my experiences at its Amazon Go convenience format, I’m not so sure the concept is ready for a major expansion.