- Amazon will finish its Fresh grocery supply program in some areas.
- Some prospects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey have already obtained discover that the service could be ending.
- Whole Foods, which was acquired by Amazon in August, is anticipated to be key to Amazon’s grocery supply sooner or later.
Nov 2 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is ending its Fresh grocery supply service for choose areas, although it continues to function in additional than a dozen cities from Los Angeles to Tokyo, it mentioned in an announcement on Thursday.
AmazonFresh deliveries will cease for some individuals after Nov. 30, in line with messages despatched to prospects in suburban Pennsylvania and New Jersey, seen by Reuters. Some Amazon prospects in California, New York and Maryland posted on Twitter that they had been dropping the service as effectively.
AmazonFresh began greater than a decade in the past however has but to make a significant dent within the $700 billion U.S. grocery market. Whole Foods Market, which Amazon acquired in August for $13.7 billion, is anticipated to play a key function in Amazon’s grocery supply going ahead.
An organization spokeswoman mentioned the AmazonFresh closures had been unrelated to the Whole Foods deal.