Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Foray into the realm of the retailer: Amazon is testing its own stores – n-tv.de NEWS

Tuesday, 11. October 2016

milk, meat and vegetables from the Internet? In selected cities the US wants to open-heavy weight Amazon own fresh markets. Still, it is only a pilot project – however, this could of been, soon, the German retail cheer.


The US online retailer Amazon is planning a newspaper report that the opening of small grocery stores. As the “Wall Street Journal” reported, customers can pick up perishable foods such as milk, meat or vegetables. Perishable foods such as canned food you could order, therefore, on Smart Phones or Touch Screens in the shops and received the delivery on the same day.

According to the sheet, the stores should remain exclusively for the subscribers in some cities in the United States and in London available Amazon-offer “Fresh”. This allows for a monthly subscription price of 15 dollars, the supply of food within a day.

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project in the United States were Planned in the pilot in addition, the Drive-in-stations, in which customers ordered Online foods with the car can pick up, reported the Wall Street Journal. If the offer is extended to other regions, is still unclear. The Germany-Start of “Fresh” is still without its own Amazon-stores – industry-is rumored for this fall is planned.

An Amazon spokeswoman would not comment on the request to the report. It is not the first Time that the U.S. online giant, is leaving the Internet: last year, Amazon had opened up in Seattle, his first bookstore, and more are planned.

With an expansion of its Offensive in the case of foodstuffs would increase, the Online retailer its pressure on traditional retailers, many consumers continue to work for their food purchases. Immediately sales giant would be affected, such as Wal-Mart, the dominate so far in the home market from Amazon, traditional retailers in the area.

source: n-tv.de



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