SUN VALLEY, Idaho — Watergate ushered in a new era of young journalists. Mega-IPO payouts flooded tech companies with talent at the turn of the century. And the trucking industry had Smokey and the Bandit.
One year has passed since Amazon purchased Whole Foods Market, and the company continues to work its services into the Whole Foods business. People who pay for a yearly Amazon Prime membership benefit most.
Editor Tom Karst checks in from the Idaho Grower Shippers Association Annual Convention, and retail editor Ashley Nickle details purported savings by Whole Foods shoppers since the grocery chain was acquired by Amazon.
Already a dynamic landscape, the Twin Cities retail market is bound to see some serious shake-up after Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Supervalu was purchased in July by United Natural Foods for $1.26 billion.