Jet.com stops delivering fresh food in New York. Instead, it will focus on dry goods and goods. As part of the change, Walmart is reported to shut down the Bronx fulfillment center he uses and cut 200 to 300 jobs, a person familiar with the situation Bloomberg said.
In a statement emailed to Engadget a Walmart spokesperson, said the company had "learned a lot by testing the delivery of Jet Fresh foods in New York City" and "will continue to be bold." Testing concepts that can provide customers with convenience. " From the outside, it looks as if Walmart has tried to imitate an Amazon service, and failed.
See Walmart's Full Statement below:
"We learned a lot by testing the delivery of Jet Fresh food in New York City, and we recognize the important role that our stores play We will focus our collection and delivery of food on markets where we have this incredible opportunity Jet will continue to offer millions of dry foods and general foods We offer our Customers in major cities such as New York City are continuing to test and will continue to embrace bold concepts that can provide comfort to their customers. "