eclerc has been approached by U.S. technology group Amazon (AMZN.O) over possible logistics partnerships, as speculation intensifies over Amazon’s intentions in the supermarket sector. “Yes, we have been
approached by Amazon, Michel-Edouard Leclerc, who heads the company, told Reuters on Wednesday. “Amazon could - why not? - 排列三15009期金生水预测 be our logistics partner, he added. Leclerc’s comments come
after French newspaper Le Monde reported this week that Amazon had approached various French supermarket operators - including Casino (CASP.PA) - about setting up distribution deals or making an acquisition in the count
ry. Traders had also cited market speculation last month that Amazon could be interested in bidding for Fr
ench supermarket operator Carrefour (CARR.PA). Both Casino and Carrefour said they do not comment on market rumors. Amazon bought Whole Foods Market this year for $13.7 bill
ion in a deal that marked
a dramatic change in strategy for a company that had offered food delivery through its Fresh service for a decade but had not previously made any major dents in the $700 billion grocery market.