Amazon’s announcement this morning that it will acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion surprised the technology and retail industries, and the rest of the world. The deal promises to give Amazon a much larger physical retail footprint, with potential implications well beyond the grocery business.
On this special edition of the GeekWire podcast and radio show, GeekWire co-founder John Cook and I analyze the news, explaining what the acquisition of Whole Foods means for the tech giant as it expands further beyond its iconic e-commerce store.
Amazon.com announces the acquisition of Whole Foods Market: Todd & John give their take– ask your questions!
Posted by GeekWire on Friday, June 16, 2017