Amazon has been a force to reckon with when it comes to e-commerce, but the Seattle-based company is proving it has legs in brick-and-mortar too. Between its Amazon Fresh grocery concept and its sister Whole Foods Market, which has about 500 stores, it is reported Amazon could reach about 2,000 retail stores. Here, we track Amazon’s progress in retail and map its physical Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go locations.
A Tale of Two Amazon Fresh Stores
As Amazon Fresh continues its nationwide expansion, the retailer opened a new store in Warrington, Pa., on Aug. 5, to be followed by a second Seattle location, opening Aug. 12.
Amazon’s Just Walk Out Technology Makes Waves
Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology will be available for the first time at a new full-size Amazon Fresh grocery store opening in Bellevue, Wash., this week.
Is Too Much Amazon Confusing Shoppers?
As Amazon continues to build its retail-technology empire, it has decided to rebrand its Amazon Go Grocery concept to Amazon Fresh.
Women of Color Inspiring Amazon Fresh
Three Amazon Fresh leaders share their experience of working for the Seattle-based e-tailer with a rapidly growing grocery operation.
Amazon Fresh Opens Second U.K. Store, Eighth in California
Amazon Fresh is on an opening spree, with three new locations in the U.S. and another pair of stores welcoming shoppers in the U.K. in recent weeks.
When Elephants Dance: A Grocery War of Intelligence
As Amazon, Instacart and Walmart load up, the battle for grocery is about to go nuclear, the author says.
Amazon Fresh Opens Third Chicagoland Location
Amazon Fresh opens store in Oak Lawn, Ill., with a fourth location for the state planned in Bloomingdale.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to Focus on ‘Going Into Grocery’
Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky says CEO Jeff Bezos' new role will focus on “the more important decisions” like acquisitions, strategies and “going into grocery.”
Amazon Fresh Opens 2nd Chicago-Area Store Amid Twin Cities Rumors
Amazon Fresh opens its second Chicago-area location with a 45,000-square-foot store at 16 East Golf Road in Schaumburg, Ill., marking the grocer’s eighth store in the country.
Up Close and Outside the New Amazon Fresh Chicago
Nicely priced slices, bargain bananas and winning chicken dinners beckon shoppers into the newly opened Amazon Fresh in Naperville, Ill.
Amazon Fresh to Open First Chicago Area Store
Slated to open next week, the new Amazon Fresh in Naperville, Ill., marks the grocer's fifth store and its first outside of Southern California.
How Fast Will Amazon Grow?
Amazon's strategic SpartanNash partnership and rapid real estate acquisitions seem to suggest its newly opened third Amazon Fresh location is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to its grocery ambitions.
Will Amazon Fresh Crush it in California?
Amazon Fresh opens its second California store, which is also its second location in the country.
Amazon Exec: Quality Is Our Advantage in Grocery
In a livestreamed interview from Vox's "Code Commerce" series, Amazon Grocery VP Stephenie Landry says "advancing the experience" is the goal with physical stores.
Amazon to Take A Stake in SpartanNash
A stock warrant in connection to a supply agreement gives Amazon—reportedly on the verge of a major grocery store expansion—the potential to acquire nearly 14% of the food wholesaler for $96 million over time.
Whole Foods, Amazon Relationship a ‘Happy Marriage,’ Says John Mackey
In an exclusive trade interview with WGB, Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey discusses his new book, the company’s relationship with Amazon, and turning COVID into a win-win-win.
Seven Ways Amazon Fresh Is Winning Over Customers
The new Amazon Fresh offers more than well-priced national brands, Whole Foods Market 365 items and a smattering of tech. There’s an intrinsic "wow factor" that accompanies the new discoveries to be had in-store.
Amazon Goes Bananas in Woodland Opening
Amazon Fresh has a long fight ahead to be a significant contender in U.S. grocery, but its first store opens with a provocative pricing punch.