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Kroger Foods Takes on Amazon

Touch the Soil News #1257 (Feature photo – Kroger Foods Headquarters – Public Domain) We all know Amazon is king when it comes to automated warehouse technology and shipping orders. However, there is another online company called Ocado from Great Britain that has developed rivaling technology. What’s more, Ocado has partnered with Kroger Foods (America’s largest grocer) to build and bring into operation 20 customer fulfillment centers over the next three years. With the first one already in operation, Amazon has some competition. Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods and its attempts to bring food into its mix of products has awakened a tremendous level of new competition. You can read…

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