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Why retailers are looking to healthcare for growth

Just last month Amazon purchased US-based One Medical for $3.9 billion, a massive expansion of its nascent step into healthcare, as it seeks to dominate another industry.  China’s JD.com operates it’s own health vertical, JD Health, which serves as the ‘largest online healthcare platform in China’, according to the business, and launched an online pharmacy consulting service in June which is tied into its JD Health App.   In Australia, Wesfarmers and Woolworths battled it o