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  • How Major Mergers Are Changing Your Favorite Private Brands

    February 26th, 2018

    Among the features that attracted Amazon to Whole Foods is its popular private label, 365 Everyday Value. But mergers in the retail industry also are forcing private labels to change – in terms of access, innovation and price. For consumers, it’s altering the shopping basket in many ways.

  • Does Whole Foods Need The Middle Aisle? What The Shift Toward Fresh Means For Retail

    September 14th, 2017

    Consumers are eschewing the middle aisles of supermarkets in pursuit of healthier foods, including prepared meals. When they do venture into the packaged-food aisle, it’s often for private labels. With Amazon about to buy Whole Foods, this trend could shift into hyperdrive.

  • 5 Ways Whole Foods By Amazon Could Be An Unnatural Fit — And Why That May Be Okay

    July 7th, 2017

    Industry observers have been discussing the many ways the $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon could boost operations for both entities. But on a highly practical level, there are many areas where the two have much to figure out. This story highlights five of them.

  • Kroger’s Meal Kits Could Make A Meal Of The Industry

    May 23rd, 2017

    Kroger’s test of meal kits is small but noteworthy. The meal-in-a-box industry, while relatively small when compared with supermarkets, meets a burgeoning need. Kroger might prove that supermarkets can own this service, but that means balancing a few sweet and sour notes.