Amazon May Have Met its Match in the Grocery Aisles

August 2, 2023 Danielle Kaye, BPR

On a recent Friday afternoon, Amy Luu used her Prime account to scan into an Amazon Fresh grocery store in Washington, D.C. She walked through an automated gate, grabbed one avocado and left — without checking out at a register. Cameras in the store monitored what she took; Amazon sent her a receipt shortly afterward.

Amazon Cuts Jobs at Fresh Grocery Stores

July 28, 2023 Annie Palmer, CNBC

The company said it’s restructuring the in-store staffing and operations model at its Amazon Fresh stores in the U.S., and as a result is eliminating its “zone lead” role. Zone leads are lower-level management positions, with responsibilities including oversight of specific store departments and assisting with training new employees.

Bowery Announces Expanded Partnership with Amazon Fresh

July 18, 2023 Bowery

Bowery, the largest U.S. vertical farming company providing fresh produce to almost 1,900 grocery stores and major e-commerce platforms, today announces a geographical expansion in partnership with Amazon Fresh. This launch will bring Bowery’s pesticide-free greens and two flavors of salad kits to more consumers up and down the east coast of the U.S. from Massachusetts to Georgia. 

AeroFarms Expands Availability with Nationwide Amazon Fresh Launch

May 16, 2023 AeroFarms

AeroFarms®, a Certified B Corporation and global leader in indoor vertical farming, announces national expansion with Amazon Fresh online and at all Amazon Fresh grocery store locations, known for its unique, high-tech consumer-focused grocery store experience. The partnership builds on AeroFarms successful national launch with Whole Foods Market in 2022, which marked an industry-first for an indoor leafy greens grower to be part of Whole Foods Market Global Planogram. 

MamaMancini’s Announces National Authorization with Amazon Fresh for its Branded Retail Line Including Plant-Based Meatballs

February 2, 2022 MamaMancini’s

Amazon Fresh is currently available in most major U.S. cities as well as 23 physical locations in key domestic markets. Amazon Fresh has a wide assortment of national brands and high-quality produce, meat and seafood, as well as a range of prepared foods. Items can be ordered online 24/7 through the Amazon Fresh website and are available for home delivery on the same day or the next day, depending on the time of the order and the availability of delivery slots.