Amazon ‘moving ahead’ with plans for a grocery store in Philadelphia

Tech massive Amazon is planning to open a chain of grocery retailers in the United States and needs to be considered one of many first retailers to be in Philadelphia.

The agency, in line with a report Tuesday in the Wall Street Journal, is transferring forward with plans for areas in Philly, Chicago, and Los Angeles for a preliminary run of grocery retailers. Exactly how the retailers would differ from the company’s current brick-and-mortar Amazon Go retailers – of which there are 16 areas in Seattle, Chicago, and New York – just isn’t utterly clear, nevertheless, there are some early ideas.

According to the Journal’s newest report, the chain grocery retailers will presumably operate a wider array of merchandise, in comparability with the Go retailers’ comparatively pared-down selections:

“Many of the proposed locations are outside urban cores and cater to middle-income consumers. Apart from prepared foods, they will stock mainstream groceries such as soda and Oreos, people familiar with the matter said.”

That optimistic looks like a grocery store!

Reports of Amazon’s grocery store intentions began surfacing this earlier spring. The retailers aren’t meant to compete with Whole Foods, which is owned and operated by Amazon, in line with the WSJ.

While the Los Angeles areas seem like further in focus, with leases at specific areas talked about in the Journal’s story, there nonetheless isn’t any arduous information on the place the Philadelphia location will be.

A spokesperson for Amazon declined to deal with the issue with the Wall Street Journal, saying the company doesn’t contact upon rumors or speculation.

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