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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 06:05 AM

Whole Foods Eyes E-commerce: Analyst

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market here could be eying an e-commerce launch, according to an analyst report on Friday.

Kate Wendt, a San Francisco-based analyst with Wells Fargo Securities, said in the report that the natural and organic specialist had filed several trademarks in January “that point to a potential move toward mobile, e-commerce, store pickup and delivery.”

She said she believes Whole Foods could launch the service in nonfood areas such as vitamins/supplements and natural HBC, before expanding into grocery product.

“Would Whole Foods be successful in the e-commerce or grocery delivery landscape? We think the answer is yes,” Wendt said in the report, citing the following reasons:


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Mel Feb 2013 #1

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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 12:59 PM

1. what's up with this?

they did something sorta' like this is 1999 it kinda' fizzled out though. http://www.internetnews.com/ec-news/article.php/75201/Whole+Foods+Market+to+Launch+ECommerce+Subsidiary.htm
I am surprised no one commented on this personally I have my doubts that this will be good for the workers.

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