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Is Amazon the Sears of a new generation?

The question becomes literal as the company explores converting Sears locations into Whole Foods Markets

It’s been said many times before that the evolution and ultimate rise of Amazon could be compared to that of the legendary American retailer Sears. Both companies created a new business model where there was none, founded on the principle of bringing the store to the customer. For Amazon, that meant an online digital empire; for Sears, a famous catalog and mail-order delivery that was “the Amazon of its time.”

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