Amazon is intensifying its efforts in the B2B channel by courting wholesalers for co-operations. Given existing consolidation in the sector, Amazon’s move will likely speed this up. Which wholesalers will benefit, which suffer?
Delivered wholesale company Lekkerland has seen sales grow 4.2% to EUR13bn in 2016, Lebensmittel Zeitung reports. In its home market of Germany, sales rose only slightly by 0.7% to EUR7.7bn. Lekkerland’s international operations saw sales increase 9.7% to EUR5.3bn.
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