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Business Insider reports that “Amazon Fresh has informed local third-party vendors that they will no longer be able to sell their goods on the platform.”

According to the story, “Amazon Fresh formerly allowed local third-party vendors to sell their merchandise to be delivered to members alongside their typical Fresh orders in its Local Market Seller program. The program is evolving as Amazon further expands its cheaper Prime Now grocery platform, where it is working on a Whole Foods integration.”

An Amazon email reportedly “informs vendors that the local program is transitioning to be more retail-based, with Amazon buying product wholesale and selling it to consumers, much like a typical store.”
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