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Amazon’s Fresh Stores may more than double its grocery sales; Go after Aldi, not Walmart.

Food Fight , Retail

The end battle in Amazon’s war against grocery stores has begun: Amazon Fresh is opening brick and mortar locations. Four stores have launched in California, with more coming in Illinois, offering everyday low prices for all customers (not just Prime members). That’s the same value proposition that pushed 95% of U.S. consumers to shop at...

Amazon Halo is a $1.5B+ Opportunity To Help Baby Boomers Manage Chronic Conditions

Consumer Technology , Disrupting Healthcare

The Opportunity: Amazon Halo aims to help consumers track their health, as well as share patient data with healthcare insurers and clinicians. It’ll make it easier to manage chronic conditions and incentivize users to use PillPack and Amazon Care in the future. Estimated Growth Potential: Sales of $1B can be achieved by focusing on early...

Rivian/Amazon Electric Truck Taps the $17.3B Opportunity Tesla Missed

Battle for Convenience , Retail
Amazon , Tesla

We analyzed the opportunity for Tesla to build an electric delivery truck back in 2018, and estimated a $17.3B sales opportunity over 10 years. That compares to an estimated $9.85B in revenue over 10 years it’d make selling electric Semis (yet to launch,) effectively forsaking over $7B dollars. It appears Rivian will now be tapping...

Amazon, Walmart, Target prepare for uncertain COVID-19 demand; Costco parties on.

Disrupting Healthcare , Retail
Amazon , Costco , Target , Walmart

TLDR: Costco is most confident in growth during and post-COVID. Target least. Surge in temp hires during COVID-19 Amazon, Costco and Walmart all appear to be investing to grow during COVID. The three retail giants posted more new job postings from April to July 2020 than they did in the same time period last year....

Amazon Just Walk Out: Just In Time For Post-COVID Shopping Era.

Battle for Convenience , Retail

Summary: Amazon is ramping up recruiting for Just Walk Out technology, preparing for changing shopping behaviors post-COVID. Retailers without internal tech or analytics teams will benefit most. We wrote in May 2018 that Amazon would make more money selling its cashierless checkout technology to other retailers than opening more Go stores. Well, Amazon finally announced exactly that this past...