From The Verge March 2020 Amazon will start selling the technology behind its cashierless Amazon Go stores to other retailers, according to Reuters. Amazon reportedly has “several” retailers already signed up to use the system, which is being marketed as Just Walk Out technology by Amazon. Amazon’s website for the service invites other retailers to make inquiries. Amazon’s… Read More »
Feb 2020 – Very complete article by CNBC including videos of new cashierless store Amazon has just opened. Amazon has been working on this since 2015. Includes produce section. You can get yourself a cup of coffee (and get charged for it). Key Points Five years in the making, the first Amazon Go Grocery store is opening Tuesday… Read More »
Source: Borndigital.com 2/6/2020 and Supermarket News Cashierless now being tested by 7-Eleven at Irving Texas headquarters. 7-Eleven said Wednesday that the 700-square-foot store is only for employees, who first must download an app and sign up. To shop, they use the app to gain entry to the store and then take the items they want and exit. A… Read More »
Amazon Retail Grocery Stores CONTRIBUTOR Danny Vena The Motley Fool PUBLISHED NOV 20, 2019 2:22PM EST NASDAQ Full Article — The rumor mill has switched into high gear when it comes to Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its relentless push into physical retail. Earlier this month, the e-commerce giant confirmed that it will be opening a line of grocery stores next year under a different name… Read More »
At a breakout session during Amazon’s re:MARS conference in Las Vegas, Samyukta Sethuraman, a senior research scientist at the Seattle company’s cross-disciplinary AI team, gave an update on Amazon Locker, Amazon’s self-service parcel delivery service. She said that Locker usage is growing at a steady clip and that machine learning has improved reliability. For the uninitiated, Locker allows shoppers to… Read More »
Article published on ZDnet April 15th The two futuristic retail experiences offer a contrast in how advanced tech can be used to prepare beverages on the spot as well as eliminate the scourge of the checkout line. But humans are still in the picture for now. By Ross Rubin | April 15, 2019 — 16:57 GMT (09:57 PDT) | Topic: Amazon Excerpt: he… Read More »
Shoppers are making more quick trips to Whole Foods stores that have installed Amazon.com (AMZN.O) lockers, giving the natural and organic retailer a new way to boost sales, research from location data advertising firm inMarket showed on Monday.
Short “micro” visits, defined as three to five minutes in length, were up 11 percent at stores with lockers since Amazon closed its purchase of Whole Foods on Aug. 28, according to an inMarket report provided exclusively to Reuters News.
In our 18 Retail Trends for ’18 report, we noted that we expected to see more automated, cashier-free stores in 2018. Then, on Thursday this week, Recode reported that Amazon plans to open as many as six more Amazon Go stores by the end of 2018. Read more about the future of cashierless stores.