Friday, October 13, 2017

An Amazon-Walgreens showdown is just around the corner

Image result for walgreensWall Street is buzzing with talk that Amazon soon will swoop down on the $460 billion prescription drug business — an entry that would pit the online powerhouse against locally based drugstore kingpin Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Amazon going after an established company’s core business? What else is new?

This go-around, however, Amazon could find it a lot tougher to be a disruptor, especially compared with its successful e-commerce triumphs with books, consumer electronics, digital media and computers.. . . more

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