Will Amazon buy Target? Or is Costco a better target for the e-commerce giant? Speculation is swirling over whether Amazon will make a blockbuster acquisition in 2018 similar to the Whole Foods deal. Target would give Amazon another vast footprint of brick-and-mortar stores. But a Costco acquisition makes sense on the retail side for its quality private label brand, Kirkland Signature. Equity analyst James Cakmak also argues Lyft and Ulta Beauty are potential Amazon acquisition targets.

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Amazon is more likely to acquire Costco than Target, analyst says