Amazon Bought Whole Foods Five Years Ago for $13.7B. Here’s What’s Changed at the High-End Grocer

September 7, 2022 Katie Schoolov, CNBC

Five years ago, Amazon closed its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods, by far the biggest acquisition ever for the e-commerce and cloud computing giant. Since then, Amazon has made a lot of changes to the specialty grocer, from lowering prices to embedding checkout technology in its 500-plus U.S. stores.

Amazon Takes on Britain’s Tesco with Price Match Scheme

July 21, 2022 s

Amazon, seeking an edge amid a deteriorating cost of living crisis, will match UK grocery market leader Tesco’s prices on hundreds of products, it said on Monday.

H-E-B Edges Out Amazon as the Top U.S. eCommerce Grocery Retailer, dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index Finds

June 28, 2022 H-E-B

dunnhumby, the global leader in customer data science, today released the inaugural dunnhumby eCommerce Retailer Preference Index (RPI), a comprehensive, nationwide study that examines the emerging $100 billion U.S. eCommerce grocery market. In a near statistical tie, H-E-B narrowly edged out second placed Amazon and third placed Amazon Fresh as the top ranked eCommerce grocer.

Blue Apron Now Available with Amazon Alexa

December 3, 2021 Blue Apron

Blue Apron recipes are now available with Amazon Alexa, allowing for easier home cooking and more culinary exploration. Customers can prepare their Blue Apron Two-Serving and Four-Serving recipes with hands-free instructions on Alexa-enabled devices. In addition, individuals with Echo Show devices have the option to order select Blue Apron meal kits, no subscription required.

Amazon to Open First Grocery Stores in Massachusetts, New England

November 30, 2021 WCVB

Amazon, the online e-commerce behemoth that delivers millions of packages to New England homes each day, is set open its first grocery stores to Massachusetts.