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Amazon-Whole Foods one year on – what’s changed?

Amazon-Whole Foods one year on – what’s changed?

A year since Amazon shook the grocery sector with its acquisition of upmarket US retailer Whole Foods Market, just-food's Stateside columnist Victor Martino weighs up what the deal has meant for the two businesses - and for the wider industry.

Talking shop September 2015 – Margin management in the spotlight 

Talking shop September 2015 – Margin management in the spotlight 

A consistent challenge facing grocers is maintaining – or strengthening – margins in a frequently hostile retail environment. This must be achieved while also developing the customer proposition and investing in growth. Keeping a lid on costs is a must but that has to be balanced against issues like pressure to raise wages, as we have seen in the UK this month, and the need to keep consumer prices low. 

Divine Chocolate wins US major retailer listings

Fairtrade chocolate company Divine Chocolate has announced listings at a number of US mainstream retailers. Until now, in the US, Divine's chocolates were stocked in Whole Foods Market and World…

US: Online service Instacart enters Los Angeles

US food delivery service Instacart has started doing business in Los Angeles, its seventh city since its launch in San Francisco in 2012. Instacart, which claims to be the only service…

US: Whole Foods lowers FY earnings forecast range

Whole Foods Market has brought down its forecast range for annual earnings, hitting shares in the US natural and organic retailer today (13 February). The retailer expects diluted earnings per…