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Category: Whole Foods
Whole Foods Unveils First Campaign Following Amazon Acquisition
Whole Foods Market’s first marketing campaign since its $13.7 billion acquisition by Amazon last August is out, and the first … More
Amazon Prime Customers Can Now Order Delivery From Whole Foods
For those who enjoy high-end groceries but dread schlepping to over-crowded upscale grocery stores, an Amazon Prime subscription just became a bit … More
MULLENLOWE L.A. BAGS WHOLE FOODS CREATIVE ACCOUNT
Nearly two months after it was acquired by Amazon, Whole Foods Market has hired a new creative agency, according to … More
Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Could Mean This Organic-Food Company Is Sold Next
Amazon Inc.’s (AMZN) $13.7 billion industry-transforming acquisition of grocer Whole Foods (WFM) is putting the takeover spotlight on Hain Celestial (HAIN) , the only remaining publicly traded pure-play natural- and organic-food company.
WFM is Hain’s largest customer (indirectly), and it’s where HAIN sells a variety of organic products, including well-known brands Terra Chips and Celestial Seasonings teas.
WPP’s Martin Sorrell Says Whole Foods Deal Could Up Amazon’s Ad Game
The online retail giant has for years been described by ad executives as a “sleeping giant” in the digital advertising world, but its $13.4 billion acquisition of grocery chain Whole Foods WFM +1.16% could further strengthen Amazon’s ability to influence how and where WPP’s clients choose to spend their money, Mr. Sorrell said.
Amazon’s Whole Foods Buy Is Just the Beginning
“[The Whole Foods deal] is part of a bigger play—the retail sector is quite large,” said Bahige El Rayes, a principal in the retail practice of management consulting firm AT Kearney. “Grocery is a sector ripe for disruption… this sets Amazon up for doing new things, tapping into new sectors including apparel.”