Scott Moses Writes ‘A Grocery Christmas Carol’: The Ghost of Supermarkets’ Future
Composed for Supermarket News
December 21, 2021
Scott Moses, Head of Grocery, Pharmacy & Restaurants, reflects on Charles Dickens’ 1843 Christmas classic in examining the past, present and potential future of America’s supermarkets. Scott posits alternative “ghosts of supermarkets’ future,” outlining the continued pandemic outperformance of non-traditional “grocery giants,” the prescient warning by FTC Chair Lina Khan in June 2017 about Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and the foreboding lesson from department stores’ recent history.