Amazon recently announced that it’s halting the rollout of its Amazon Fresh retail stores while it re-evaluates the concept’s economics. In a recent fourth-quarter conference call with analysts, Amazon president and CEO Andrew Jassy said:
“We’re doing a fair bit of experimentation today in those stores to try to find a format that we think resonates with customers.”
It remains to be seen exactly what that format will look like.
Supermarket News contributor Diana Blass did a deep dive with SN Executive Editor Chloe Riley on what’s been working for Amazon in grocery (as well as what hasn’t), in addition to where things are headed. We take a look at:
- What’s holding back Amazon’s growth in the grocery space
- Amazon’s retail competition when it comes to technology
- And what the path forward for Amazon Fresh may be
Take a listen.