Days of Disruption No. 24 –  Both Ends Against the Middle

Amazon rocked the grocery world two years ago when it bought premium grocer Whole Foods.  The distribution giant is now looking to secure the other end of the grocery market with a new format that is sure to disrupt mainstream grocers like Kroger and Wal-Mart.

Amazon offers interesting lessons in strategy for all us since going to the grocery store is nearly a universal experience.  For a deeper dive on Amazon’s latest move,  check out this Wharton Business School blog posting (offered in both text and audio) featuring retail guru Barbara Kahn who explores the question “Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Supermarket?”

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