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InvestED Ep. 125- Disrupted: America’s Grocery Industry

Join us as we discuss the Amazon & Whole Foods Deal which has finally gone official as of Monday, August 28th. We will discuss the deal, different company’s moats, and the industry that you might want to avoid for awhile.

In Episode 125 You’ll Learn:

  • Brand Moats: Are they enough?
  • What is Amazon’s strategy for slashing prices & what major businesses are they disrupting?
  • How does Amazon keep its prices low, do they intentionally take strategic losses?
  • Margins & what they mean.
  • Details on the Deal – Who else tried to buy Whole Foods?


Show Notes:

The Wall Street Journal Article – Six Other Potential Suitors Approached Whole Foods Before Amazon Deal


On the InvestED podcast, Phil and his daughter Danielle shine a light on the successful investing strategies that gurus like Warren Buffett have used for 80 years. Listen in for a great stock market education on basics, learn how to invest on your own, and follow along with real-time examples and investing tips from week to week.