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InvestED: Ep. 191- From the Vault: Disrupted: America’s Grocery Industry

Join us as we discuss the Amazon & Whole Foods deal. We will discuss the deal, different company’s moats, and the industry that you might want to avoid for a while.

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.