By Grist staff

Amazon’s been angling in on the grocery game for a while now. It finally took the plunge with the $13.7-billion purchase Friday.

The sale gets Amazon a lot more than some pricey local produce. It also gives the online retailer a network of brick-and-mortar stores that could act as warehouses and delivery hubs in its distribution system.

That puts the company one step closer to solving the “last-mile” problem …read more
Source: Grist

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