Written by Matt Aaron | November 20th, 2017
There is no denying the inventory and logistical benefits of Whole Foods being purchased by Amazon. Any spreadsheet or report can prove that.
But what is often overlooked in the history of (failed) acquisitions is culture.
Jeremy Smith believes there is a high probability that Whole Foods will fail post-Amazon purchase because of it.
John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, has already acknowledged the cultural challenges.
We talk about Online vs Retail, the culture clash, what the future holds, and what food startups can do to best compete moving forward.
Thought-provoking insights from Jeremy, who is on the podcast for the third time.