An Alternative to the FAANG

Thus you could buy over four shares of NAMPOF for the cost of one unit of FAANG. To elaborate, $876.46 multiplied by four is $3,543.80. Meanwhile the combined cost of FAANG was $3,779.46 on 13 September 2019.

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How Does Target Survive in the Age of Amazon?

One of the few ways, Target can fight Amazon is to recruit allies. Predictably, Target is partnering with Disney (NYSE: DIS) for an anti-Amazon offensive.

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The Amazon Scout Wheeled Robot hits the Streets

Essentially, Scout is a box on six wheels that hauls merchandise from a van to your home. An Amazon video shows Scout pulling up to a house and a customer opening the box and retrieving packages. Thus, a good way to think of Scout is as a storage locker on six wheels.

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Can FedEx Survive without Amazon?

In detail, Ratuken Intelligence estimates Amazon’s share of US ecommerce sales fell from 35.1% in 2017 to 33.7% in 2018. Additionally, Amazon’s share of the US ecommerce market was 28.9% in November 2018. On the other hand, Amazon’s share of America e-commerce rose to 39% during the December 2018 holiday buying frenzy.

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Amazon (AMZN) has $41.25 Billion in Cash

Consequently, Amazon could buy Target, Macy’s, Dollar General, or Kroger for cash.
In fact, Jeff Bezos could buy both Dollar General and Macy’s or Kroger and Dollar General at once. Bezos can make such a purchase because Amazon (AMZN) has $41.25 billion in cash.

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Threats to Netflix (NFLX)

In particular, Amazon had 30.8 million video-streaming subscribers in America in 2017. Impressively Statista projects that number to grow to 46.3 million U.S. subscribers by 2020.

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Is GrubHub a Threat to Kroger (KR)

GrubHub threatens Kroger (NYSE: KR) because of the size of its footprint and growth. For instance, GrubHub claims to serve over 1,700 American cities and 95,000 restaurants.

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Why eBay is a value investment, sort of?

Under these circumstances, eBay achieves classic value investment criteria. In particular, eBay generates a lot of cash but maintains a low stock price.

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Will Barnes & Noble (BKS) Die This Holiday Season?

Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) will probably join Sears and JC Penney (NYSE: JCP) in the retail graveyard this holiday

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Why Sprouts (SFM) cannot survive

Sprouts’ dilemma is that Amazon is just one of its competitors. Besides Amazon sprouts has to compete with Kroger (NYSE: KR), Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Aldi, and Target (NYSE: TGT) to name just a few.

For example, Kroger has a close relationship with Instacart and it is America’s largest organic grocer. For example, Kroger sold $1 billion worth of organic produce in 2017, Progressive Grocer estimates. In addition, Kroger sold $2 billion worth of its Simple Truth organic grand in 2017, Progressive Grocer calculates.

Under those circumstances, I cannot see how Sprouts can compete and survive as an independent company. Instead, Sprouts’ future will be as part of a larger organization – such as Aldi Nord or Kroger.

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