Amazon’s global scope and reach has been finally revealed with international research finding that 57% of online US consumer spend is done through the e-tail giant. And this figure is expected to rise, says a new report.
Europe’s biggest health & Wellness chain Holland & Barrett will be bought by a Russian tycoon for £1.77bn after growing sales by 90% since 2010. Superdrug owner AS Watson had also wanted to buy the fast-expanding chain.
Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy U.S. grocer Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion, including debt, marking the internet retailer's largest deal and biggest foray into the brick-and-mortar retail sector.