Bezos's Grocery 'Waterloo' Is Now His Biggest Opportunity

Brad Stone:

But for Bezos, wounded assets in important or growing business categories aren’t challenges to be avoided. They are puzzles to be solved. (See: The Post, Washington.) Grocery is an $800 billion market in the U.S., still largely untouched by the internet and resistant to change. Whole Foods itself has a well-established brand and high-income demographic that maps well to Amazon’s own customer base, and in particular its Amazon Prime subscription service, with an estimated 80 million members.

"Your crisis is my opportunity." Okay, that's not exactly how that quote goes... Close enough.


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