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McDonald’s just got involved in the $5 billion battle for Amazon’s headquarters (MCD, AMZN)
As McDonald’s prepares to ditch its longtime home base of Oak Brook, Illinois, the Chicago suburb is looking for a new business to take its place. And, it looks like Amazon… Lire la suite >>
These before-and-after photos show how much fast food has changed over the years
To stay competitive, fast-food chains across America have to revamp their menus and re-design their stores almost as quickly as they prepare their food. These days, top chains are doing everything possible to… Lire la suite >>
A German grocery store that’s invaded the US is a bigger threat to Walmart, Kroger, and Target than anyone thought
German grocery chain Lidl is making a huge push into the US.  The brand offers prices that are cheaper than Walmart’s.  Analysts at Jefferies are speculating that Target and Walmart are… Lire la suite >>
Blue Bottle customers are scared the chain will lose its ‘hipster’ spirit with Nestlé’s acquisition — but the CEO says they shouldn’t worry
Hip coffee brand Blue Bottle is selling a majority stake in the company to Nestlé. With Nestlé reportedly paying up to $500 million for a 68% stake in the company, Blue Bottle is… Lire la suite >>
The most popular grocery store in every state
Americans are passionate about their grocery stores. But some of the most popular chains in the nation only exist in particular regions, so it’s likely you’ve never even heard of… Lire la suite >>
We compared Whole Food prices today to what they were 2 years ago — and what we found shocked us (AMZN)
Whole Foods’ efforts to destroy its « whole paycheck » reputation are finally paying off following its acquisition by Amazon.  The total cost of a 24-item basket of items from the grocery chain dropped… Lire la suite >>
Meet the 29-year old who was just named CFO of $100 billion giant Kraft Heinz (KHC)
Kraft Heinz, the $100 billion packaged foods maker known for its condiment line, has promoted 29-year-old Princeton grad David Knopf to CFO. Knopf is currently the vice president and category… Lire la suite >>
We compared 31 grocery items at Whole Foods and Walmart to see who has the better deals — here’s the verdict (AMZN, WMT)
Whole Foods is slashing prices following its $13.7 billion acquisition by e-commerce giant Amazon. But can the grocery store ditch its « whole paycheck » reputation to compete with Walmart, the reigning king… Lire la suite >>
Walmart and Whole Foods have a new weapon to win over customers (WMT, AMZN)
Can you hear that? It’s voice shopping, and it’s coming to a home near you. Both Walmart and Whole Foods are betting big on voice shopping as the new platform… Lire la suite >>
Amazon’s transformation of Whole Foods puts the entire grocery industry on notice
Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget discusses the aftermath of the Amazon-Whole Foods deal, highlighting the price cuts made at Whole Foods stores. He notes that the stocks of competing grocers… Lire la suite >>
You can now buy Whole Foods products on Amazon — here are 13 of the most popular items now available online (AMZN)
Whole Foods now sells Amazon Echos in grocery stores. And, Amazon is now selling Whole Foods groceries.  Soon after Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods went through on Monday, more… Lire la suite >>
Grocery drives online growth at Walmart (WMT)
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence « E-Commerce Briefing » subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Walmart’s grocery segment is behind the majority of its impressive online sales growth recently, according… Lire la suite >>