Amazon Reportedly Prepping to Go Cashierless at Whole Foods

According to the Wall Street Journal Amazon is testing larger format stores with its cashierless technology as a prelude to a Whole Foods rollout. The WSJ appeared to have spoken with several insiders. “It is unclear whether Amazon intends to use the technology for Whole Foods, although that is the most likely application if executives can make it work, according to the people.”

Amazon’s Whole Foods Purchase Raises Demand for Same-Day Grocery Delivery Services

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods was met with wariness and a not-so-unexpected round of hostility from rival supermarket chains. There was little doubt that the company’s foray into grocery retail would have made a big impact on the industry. What’s surprising,…

Square Makes First Grocer Partnership With Whole Foods

About a year and a half ago, Square announced a major partnership with Starbucks. Today, Square has announced another such partnership with Whole Foods Market, which will see select grocery stores implementing Square payment and checkout features. Whole Foods expects…

The Paleo Diet vs Plant Based Diet

With 2014 upon us most people are making their New Year’s resolutions. The number one resolution is to lose weight. Weight loss seems to elude many American’s – mostly because of our lack of knowledge, and due to the fad…

Etsy Brings DIY Tutorials, Tote Bags To Whole Foods Market

Etsy and Whole Foods Market announced that they have formed a partnership, which will bring DIY craft tutorials from Etsy sellers to Whole Foods stores and its website. The partnership will extend throughout this year and all of next year.…

Trader Joe’s Named Top Grocery Store By Survey

A survey conducted by customer intelligence firm Market Force has crowned Trader Joe’s as its top grocery store in the country. While Trader Joe’s may be known as a specialty market, it has a devoted following of customer and performed…

Kinect Shopping Cart Takes Whole Foods Shoppers To Aisles Of The Future

Checking your phone, pushing a shopping cart, reading the nutritional info on that new Cheerios variant, reining in your hyper-curious children – going to the grocery store can be an exhausting exercise in multitasking. If you choose to do your…

Whole Foods, LivingSocial Team Up For 50% Off Deal

In what many are considering the holy grail of daily deals, LivingSocial is offering a voucher today for 50% off groceries at Whole Foods Market. The voucher is good for $20 worth of merchandise for only $10. They say beauty…