Whole Foods

Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon’s Whole Foods Adds Delivery Fee in Some Cities

An independent contractor loads Amazon Prime grocery bags into a car outside a Whole Foods Market in Berkeley, Calif. An independent contractor loads Amazon Prime grocery bags into a car outside a Whole Foods Market in Berkeley, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. is tacking on a delivery fee for Prime members who shop at Whole Foods Market in several U.S. cities, an indication that the economics of grocery delivery continue to pose a challenge for even the world’s largest online retailer.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 2, 2021
Business, Technology

Amazon Offers Pay-by-Palm at Some Whole Foods

Customers exit an Amazon Go store in Seattle Customers exit an Amazon Go store in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — Amazon is rolling out pay-by-palm technology at some Whole Foods grocery stores near its Seattle headquarters to make paying quicker and more convenient.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
April 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon’s Whole Foods Opens Delivery-Only Facility in Brooklyn

Whole Foods is opening a "store" in Brooklyn that will function as a warehouse for online orders. Whole Foods is opening a "store" in Brooklyn that will function as a warehouse for online orders. (Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg News)

Whole Foods Market on Sept. 1 opened a location in Brooklyn that it’s calling a store — except shoppers won’t be welcome to walk the aisles.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
September 1, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Fresh Opens First Supermarket in Los Angeles

Inside an Amazon Fresh store. Inside an Amazon Fresh store. (Amazon)

Amazon is soft-launching a new supermarket Aug. 27, with a shopping cart that tallies up items as it enters the basket and enables instant checkout, and Alexa stations throughout the store that can answer questions.

Jefferson Graham | USA Today
August 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Robots Poised to Revamp How Whole Foods Runs Warehouses

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When Amazon.com’s $13.7 billion bid to buy Whole Foods was announced, John Mackey, the grocer’s CEO, addressed employees, gushing about Amazon’s technological innovation.

June 26, 2017