An Amazon-Target deal would mean a very different shopping experience

Market analysts are making their predictions about the massive acquisitions that we might see happening in 2018. Just yesterday, a couple of Citi analysts predicted that Apple might buy Netflix. Now we have another analyst predicting that Amazon is going to buy Target this year. If that’s true, it would mean that Amazon’s shakeup on the retail landscape may not be over yet. Loup Venture co-founder Gene Munster predicts in a report that Amazon is going to acquire Target in 2018. He says that Target is the ideal offline partner for Amazon as it has a shared demographic and a “manageable but comprehensive store count.”It’s not like Amazon is opposed to the idea of buying retail chains. The company surprised everyone with its $13.7 acquisition of Whole Foods last year. It hasn’t even hinted at a possible acquisition of Target so nothing is set in stone right now. It’s not even known if both companies have even talked about this possibility.Munster values a potential dea

An Amazon-Target deal would mean a very different shopping experience

Sooner rather than later, Amazon is going to buy a big, well-known, traditional retailer. When it does, expect the e-commerce giant to take aim at Target.

Tue 9 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Analyst Predicts Amazon Will Buy Target In 2018

Market analysts are making their predictions about the massive acquisitions that we might see happening in 2018. Just yesterday, a couple of Citi analysts predicted that Apple might buy Netflix. ...

Tue 2 Jan 18 from Ubergizmo

Amazon will buy Target in 2018, influential tech analyst Gene Munster predicts

Loup Ventures' Gene Munster predicts Amazon will buy Target this year. Target shares rose 1.7% in premarket trading Tuesday.        

Tue 2 Jan 18 from USA today

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