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Amazon's Rising Fulfillment Costs

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Is there any more interesting company generally and with regard to supply chain than Amazon.com?

We think not. Obviously, the company continues to push the envelop with regards to e-fulfillment, along multiple dimensions. It continues to grow at rapid rates, reaching $61 billion in sales in 2012, a figure likely to grow to around $75 billion in 2013. Soon, it will be the second largest US retailer behind Walmart.

Amazon has nearly everyone in the retail sector scared in one way or another, with consultants pitching strategies to the sector that they claim will help retailers avoid being "Amazoned." That concern likely spread to the grocery industry this week, with news that Amazon is planning to rollout a new AmazonFresh on-line grocery service as a test in Los Angeles and San Fransisco this year, with as many as 20 more markets opened in 2014 if the tests are successful. It has been running a similar service in its home base of Seattle for the past five years...read more on SC Digest.

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