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Posted: 2020-09-04 8:20:09

That Whole Foods is an Amazon warehouse; get used to it

From Connie Loizos at eCommerce – TechCrunch
Originally published 2020 09 03
Earlier this week, in Brooklyn, near the waterfront, Amazon opened what looks from the outside like a typical Whole Foods store. It isn’t open to the public, however; it’s a new fulfillment center.
It’s still a niche trend — retail properties being converted to industrial use. While 14 million square feet has been converted in recent years, it’s a drop in the bucket compared with the 14.5 billion square feet of industrial real estate in the U.S.
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