Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market, Inc., with stores in the USA, Canada, and the UK, is an American foods supermarket chain specializing in natural and organic foods that first opened on September 20, 1980. Whole Foods Market is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Founder John Mackey currently serves as the CEO of the publicly traded company.
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    • Why Whole Foods’ price cuts aren’t good news

      In the run up to the Thanksgiving holiday, Amazon owned Whole Foods has announced deep price cuts on Thanksgiving staples and other products. Whole Foods has even gone so far as to say that the price cuts are permanent. This announcement has caused concern among other grocery outlets causing a number of their stocks to drop.

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    • Are big retailers trying to squeeze out Whole Foods?

      According to a report from Reuters, Amazon is facing an uphill battle when it comes to not only opening new Whole Foods locations, but also what they can provide in existing locations. Many big box retailers such as Target and Best Buy have leasing agreements with their stores’ property owners that can limit what other stores can do.

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  • Street Fight Daily: Digital Habits Disrupt Grocery, What New iPhones Mean for Brands

    Street Fight Daily: Digital Habits Disrupt Grocery, What New iPhones Mean for Brands September 13, 2017 by Joseph Zappa Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines, News A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Deloitte Study Shows 51% of Grocery Purchases Influenced by Digital, Urges Action (MediaPost) For consumer products companies and re.

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  • The New ‘Location, Location, Location’ in Retail

    … In this regular Street Fight feature, local marketing gurus David Mihm and Mike Blumenthal kick around some of the biggest ideas affecting the local search ecosystem and the broader industry. Send us an email or leave a comment if you have specific topics that you’d like them to touch on in future columns! David: Mike, I’m looking forward…

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  • Amazon springs new prices on Whole Food customers

    … In our weekly update of Amazon trying to take over the world, Amazon finally took the reins of Whole Foods this past Monday. In doing so, Amazon dropped prices substantially almost across the board. They did this without any warning or any marketing building up to the launch. In terms of advertising, this was a brilliant move by Amazon…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Expedia CEO to Be Offered Uber Job, Consumer Brands Cut Ad Spend

    … perspective, overlaying first-party data with accurate and real-time location data enhances the ability of marketers to serve appropriate creative and messaging at the right time and place. The digital duopoly clearly understands this. 4 Ways an Amazon-Powered Whole Foods Will Disrupt Supermarket Chains (AdWeek) We spoke with a handful of digital…

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  • How 5 Brands Use Geo-Targeting to Fuel In-Store Sales

    … the company to measure sustained traffic by sales, guest count, and social media metrics. Urban Outfitters: Leveraging geographic information to understand consumer behaviors Leveraging location data allowed Urban Outfitters to better understand its customers’ behaviors and make better use of email, push notifications, and messaging inside its own…

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  • How Amazon’s Whole Foods Buy Could Transform the Retail Ecosystem

    … Amazon’s recent $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market could signal a new era of experimentation and pushing boundaries in retail as the company continues to redefine content and commerce in the grocery space and elsewhere, according to Gwen Morrison, co-CEO of The Store, WPP’s global retail practice. “It’s a mistake to just look…

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  • Are we headed for a retail duopoly?

    … as they are in the process of acquiring organic grocery store Whole foods. While not even coming close to Wal-Mart’s almost 5,000 locations across the country, including Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and Sam’s Club, this acquisition would give Amazon a substantial foot in the door in the country’s grocery market. With its already popular online business, with just…

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