Month: August 2017

amazon whole foods

Why Whole Foods’ avocado prices should be a warning sign to grocers

Amazon rang in their first official day as the owner of Whole Foods in dramatic fashion: price cuts. Whole Foods, the upscale grocery outlet acquired by Amazon in April, has always been known for their assortment of organic, independently sourced foods—and infamous for their steep prices. The chain of choice for affluent millennials has managed to offset the costs of… Read more →

free same day delivery

Free same day delivery is becoming a must

Why free same day delivery is becoming a must-have for retailers — and that shouldn’t scare them. As consumers acclimate to the new retail environment, they’re beginning to expect faster and cheaper delivery. CEO Daphne Carmeli’s piece in CB Insights explores how the same day delivery offering of three retailers’ positively impacted their businesses. From improved conversion rates to increased… Read more →