Amazon Acquisitions

Amazon Acquisitions
Did Amazon Block Whole Foods From Seeking Other Bidders?
July 10, 2017

You can dance, but only with us. So said Amazon, in effect, to Whole Foods upon making its bid for that company last month. In other words, Amazon said it would not follow through with its bid in the event that Whole Foods also entertained...

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In Stock Market, Amazon Drowns Grocers To Save Whole Foods
June 19, 2017

Whole Food customers are still deciding whether the news of Amazon’s acquisition of the natural and organic foods giant is a good or a bad thing. But for supermarkets Kroger, Supervalu, Weis Markets, Ahold (Stop & Shop) and pretty much any other major grocer in America...

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Amazon Rumored To Buy BJ’s Wholesale Club
April 17, 2017

BJ’s Wholesale Club is up on the auction block, and rumor has it that Amazon may be interested in sinking its teeth in. BJ’s, the Northeast equivalent to Sam’s Club, is moving away from its former plan of filing for an IPO due to Wall...

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Is Amazon After The Fashion Startup World?
April 15, 2016

Amazon’s entrance into the fashion world has been as long a time coming as it has been unsettling for traditional department stores and their boutique brand partners. However, rumors are circulating that Amazon wants things to move a bit faster on the runway. According to...

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Amazon’s Newest Acquisition Brings AI Image Analysis Expertise
April 06, 2016

Most consumers have no interaction with Amazon other than its admittedly sprawling retail empire. However, the eCommerce giant keeps making the case that it wants to be on the same level as Google, Intel and other tech companies — and it’s getting there through acquisitions....

Amazon Eyes Online Grocery Player
January 21, 2016

Amazon may be looking across the pond for its next move into a singularly focused area of online retail. Following its rollouts of AmazonFresh, Prime Pantry and Dash, all signs began pointing to the likelihood that the eCommerce giant was looking to implement a full-fledged...