Monday, January 29, 2018

Boxed may have another suitor—and it’s a giant one

NY Post

Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce giant invited Boxed founder and Chief Executive Chief Huang to Amazon’s Seattle headquarters on Wednesday to discuss an acquisition of the four-year-old company, a source with knowledge of the trip and discussions told The Post.

It is the first time Huang has met with the Seattle behemoth and comes on the heels of reports that Boxed — which sells bulk grocery goods — is an acquisition target of Kroger, the country’s largest grocery chain.. . . more