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Digital Disruptor Amazon's Planned Acquisition of Whole Foods Could Redefine Retail Grocery Market

Published: 20 June 2017

ID: G00336288

Analyst(s): David Yockelson , Robert Hetu

Summary

Amazon's deal to acquire Whole Foods Market is an example of aggressive digital disruption of a market. CIOs should apply the lessons learned from Amazon to learn to structure and invest for long-term disruption.

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