Amazon has introduced Amazon One, a fast, contactless way that allows people to use their palm to hover and pay at checkout, present a loyalty card, or badge into an access-controlled location.
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Reports suggest that Amazon Go stores could start accepting cash following criticism that the stores are elitist. Critics said not everyone had access to the required app, or have a bank account.
Reports indicate that the retailer's first brick-and-mortar location outside the U.S. might be located in Oxford Circus, near London. There's no solid indication of when it might open, though.
Amazon is reportedly testing its checkout-free service for bigger stores in an apparent move to shift from smaller spaces. It's also supposed to be bringing that system to Whole Foods.
Amazon has finally opened its second Amazon Go checkout-free store in Seattle. The store was announced back in July. Unfortunately, it is much smaller than was originally anticipated.
The Bank of England's chief economist has warned that the UK faces having swathes of technologically unemployed people and stated that they will need to upskill in order to stay employable.
The online retailer is doubling down on its real-life stores with plans to open a second checkout-free location in Seattle as early as this fall which will reportedly be much larger than the first.
Microsoft is working on new technology to help stores around the world compete with the likes of Amazon Go's automated checkout. The software aims to get rid of cashiers and checkout lines in stores.
Amazon is now primed to launch its Amazon Go store to the general public following a year of testing by its employees. The company will want to see how well the tracking mechanisms function.
Tesco CEO Dave Lewis kept details of the company's trials quite sparse. He said that if the company implemented a no lines Amazon Go-styled system then it would come to all its customers at once.
Amazon just registered some slogans in the UK that are associated with its flagship futuristic grocery stores in Seattle. This could mean the entrance of a no waiting shopping experience in the UK.
If you dream of a market without lines, Amazon has made that dream a reality. Amazon Go is a store that offers no cashiers or lines - you simply grab your items, leave, and get charged via an app.