Amazon's $13.7 billion proposed purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the food industry as the retail giant brings technology and delivery to the table, the president of Stew Leonard's told NBC Connecticut.
Stew Leonard Jr. said his chain of dairy stores, which includes Yonkers as well as Danbury, has been looking at new delivery options and more prepared foods — as demanded by millennial customers, NBC Connecticut reported.
Stew's built its business on enticing customers to enjoy its stores, including those in Danbury and Norwalk, with fun displays, fresh produce, a butcher's counter and bakery, NBC Connecticut said.
But the Amazon model could change that as shopping styles change to quick pickup and delivery, Leonard told NBC Connecticut.
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