How Amazon feeds its bottomless appetite

May 15 2019 by Fast Company


Everyone has heard of Amazon’s website and its express delivery service, but we pay less attention to its appetite for competitors and former associates.

Amazon is shrinking time and eating up the planet. Once a small online book retailer, in 2018 it took over Whole Foods Market, a leading US organic grocery chain. That’s almost 500 stores in one mouthful. In Paris, where I live, the firm is vacuuming up distribution of goods sold by the Monoprix supermarket chain. There is no longer a...

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