One stunning statistic from a recent IGD Online Grocery Retailing conference was that 50% of Amazon’s business in the Seattle area now comes from their new fresh food service. This success will ensure that Amazon will be a very significant competitor as they roll out their fresh food service to other geographies.
In an interview with The Daily Telegraph Christopher North, Amazon’s UK boss, indicated a roll out of its grocery business in Britain would be “pretty quick” but he said the company was not yet ready to make an official announcement on plans for the UK.