The e-commerce giant raised its initial bid somewhat, but refused Whole Foods' request for $45 per share and asked the organic grocer to refrain from talking to other suitors.
The minimalist retailer, like West Elm, is turning to the hospitality business to expand its horizons and showcase its goods.
While second-hand retail is flourishing, the company may have expanded its brick-and-mortar fleet too quickly.
The retailer's mobile loyalty app was a bright spot on its most recent quarterly performance, even as it continues to remodel some stores and close others.
Amid Amazon Go and the transition to line-less retail checkout process, self-checkout terminals continue to see greater demand.
A traveling series of learning events for developers is the latest step in Amazon's ongoing push to expand its Alexa ecosystem.
Through Prime Now, Prime members can shop special grocery deals with free, two-hour delivery, ahead of Prime Day.
JD Sports has announced plans to open its first gym and retail dual property in Salford later this year. The £2 million fitness centre is set to open in September, following the launch of its new Salford retail store next month as it seeks to solidify its place in the fitness market. The retailer already lends its brand name to an expanding JD Gym estate, currently boasting nine stores throughout the UK with a further four in the works