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Amazon's food offensive forcing supermarkets into 21st century

The push to modernise grocery stores is under even more pressure following Inc's agreement to buy Whole Foods Market Inc for US$13.7 billion on June 16.


WALK into a grocery store 10 years from now, and you'll see more prepared meals, personalised recommendations and perhaps even an in-house restaurant.

What you probably won't see is a random stockpile of food and a long line at the register. Time-consuming trips and a...