Category Archives: Amazon

Amazon Automated Grocery Cart

Amazon is rolling out grocery carts Amazon is automating the grocery cart making it into a smart grocery cart or an intelligent cart whichever you prefer.  All the scanning is built into the cart. Noted on CNBC July 2020 Key Points Amazon is launching smart shopping carts at its Woodland Hills, California, grocery store in 2020. Dash Carts… Read More »

Amazon will start selling cashierless Go

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 »

Amazon Ramps Up Its Physical Retail Plans — Including Cashier-less Grocery Stores

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 (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 »

Amazon credits AI-driven enhancements and mathematical optimizations for Locker growth

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 »

Amazon Go, CafeX – future of retail automation

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 »

Short visits rise at Whole Foods stores with Amazon lockers

Shoppers are making more quick trips to Whole Foods stores that have installed (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.