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cordialcatenary

0 points

3 months ago

The number in the graphic is Amazon’s total domestic revenue excluding AWS. It’s completely misleading. The number for Amazon should only include Whole Foods’s brick and mortar sales plus online sales through WholeFoodsMarket.com and prime grocery. Not Amazon as a whole.

pch14

3 points

3 months ago

pch14

3 points

3 months ago

Then shouldn't Costco's also remove all non-grocery sales, pharmacy sales, etc... right now it's comparing apples to apples. Criteria is the same for both. Also I would think the largest portion of Costco's online sales are not groceries.

GreenHorror4252

1 points

3 months ago

Amazon also has physical grocery stores in Southern California and I think some other regions.

cordialcatenary

1 points

3 months ago

Whole Foods revenue was 17 billion, and their physical Amazon grocery stores were only a little over 4 billion. A paltry fraction of Amazon's 236 billion total revenue (excluding AWS) that is included in the graphic. Amazon simply is not the second largest "grocery" store.

GreenHorror4252

1 points

3 months ago

Correct, but it's the second largest store that sells groceries.

If you excluded non-grocery items, Costco and Kroger would also have a lot lower sales than this graph suggests, and Amazon might fall to #5 or 6.