Author: Content Analytics

The story of the day, and maybe one of the most important of 2017, is that Amazon just agreed to purchase Whole Foods for $13.4 billion. This comes in the wake of Whole Foods’ investors looking for some leadership changes, namely because of dipping market share and plummeting stock prices. Amazon agreed to pay $42/share (a nice 27% boost from its current trading value) and, for now, will keep embattled CEO and founder John Mackey at the helm. This story, though, isn’t really Whole Foods. It’s Amazon, and with it, a move towards dominating the $800 billion brick and mortar...