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.

Amazon Brings its Cashierless Tech to Two Whole Foods stores

September 9, 2021 Annie Palmer, CNBC

Amazon is bringing its automated checkout technology to a pair of Whole Foods stores, the company announced Wednesday, marking the latest test of the grab-and-go system in a full-size supermarket.

Introducing the First Amazon Fresh Grocery Store

July 23, 2021 Jeff Helbling, Amazon

Amazon announces the Amazon Fresh grocery store—a new grocery store designed from the ground up to offer a seamless grocery shopping experience, whether customers are shopping in-store or online. We’ve taken our decades of operations experience to deliver consistently low prices for all, and FREE same-day delivery for Prime members.

It’s Finally Clear Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

July 5, 2021 SETH STEVENSON, Slate

In 2017, Amazon entered the grocery business by tossing Whole Foods in its shopping cart. Amazon spent more than $13 billion to buy this 40-year-old supermarket chain known for its organic merchandise and, at times, its sky-high prices. In the grocery world, the purchase was a cataclysmic event.