Alibaba continues to increase its “bricks & mortar” presence

In June this year when Amazon announced its $13.7bn offer for Whole Foods, there was a lot of media comment about the deal finally representing a move towards “physical” locations, as well as being an e-retailer, and many commentators seemed transfixed by this.

Amazon continues its 2017 shopping spree

With just under three months of the year left, this week has seen Amazon rack up its sixth deal of 2017, having spent just over $14.2b so far.