Amazon and Whole Foods: How 2-Day Shipping Could Become an Hour or Less

With its deal for Whole Foods, Amazon will be within an hour drive of 70% of Americans.

For Amazon.com, the significance of its Whole Foods purchase is about much more than just organic foods. The nationwide network of 444 Whole Foods stores would put Amazon within a one-hour drive of over 70% of the U.S. population, roughly 224 million people, a Barron’s Nextanalysis shows.

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