The chief executive of Loblaw has been skeptical about delivering online groceries to Canadian customers, but that could all change with Friday news that online giant Amazon is buying Whole Foods for US$13.7 billion.Though Whole Foods only has 13 stores in British Columbia and Ontario, the implications are massive for the online grocery market in this country because they give the virtual retailer clear bricks and mortar access points in this country as well as another channel for the potential distribution of fresh food. Amazon currently has six fulfillment centres across Canada, two in Vancouver and four in and around Toronto.three traditional grocers (Loblaw, Sobeys and Metro) are suffering from what I call the syndrome, said Sylvain Charlebois, food industry expert and dean of management at Dalhousie University in Halifax.2001, Apple decided to get into music, an industry that it wasn in, and now they dominate sales in that industry brilliantly, he said. Music business resisted change for many years, and an external force came in and initiated change and that is exactly what is happening in Canada.
“After taking some advice from one of my peers, I began walking into these meetings with a plan for the future. Yeah, we still talked about past issues, but the dialogue changed. We began talking about ways we could innovate and how I could help my customers achieve their business goals.
The Washington Capitals arrived at Nationals Park on Saturday not long after the black trunk with their beloved Stanley Cup, both parties understandably worn down after 36 hours of celebrating their new union. The hulking chalice shined as ever, though the Capitals looked slightly worse for wear, several sporting sunglasses. Oshie bought it off a fan he saw wearing it outside of the team’s practice facility that afternoon..
But the following afternoon, during NBC’s telecast of the Chevron World Challenge, a golf tournament that raises money for Woods’ foundation, it was: Tiger who? At the top of the program, NBC anchor Dan Hicks read a statement from Woods, who skipped the tournament, officially because of injuries sustained during his mysterious car crash. The statement thanked Woods’ sponsors, and the infamous word transgressions was never uttered, not even once. The cameras then tailed the likes of Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell around the course, the unacknowledged elephant squatting on every tee, blanketing every bunker shot.
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