• People are waiting in a line wrapped around the block to shop at Amazon's cashierless store

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon opened its first cashierless store to the public on Monday, January 22 in Seattle.
    The store claims to make shopping easier by eradicating cashiers and lines, but the excitement has drawn more would-be customers than could be allowed inside.
    Lines to get in were getting long as of mid-day Monday.
    People are excited about the new Amazon Go store .
    The store uses cameras and sensors to determine what items customers have taken down from the shelves, eliminating the need for the typical check-out process. Amazon calls it "just walk out technology."
    That promise was apparently a bit too...
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  • Amazon Go opens in Seattle

    Amazon Go opens in Seattle

    One year ago - By Reuters

    Amazon opened its checkout-free grocery store. The experiment could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail. Aleksandra Michalska reports.
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  • Amazon Go pushes Mediterranean lamb, skips the chili cheese dogs

    One year ago - By Philly

    After more than a year of testing with an employee-only focus group, Amazon Go opened to the public Monday in downtown Seattle, putting to the test the online retailer's technology that lets shoppers grab what they want and leave without paying a cashier.
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  • Take a look inside Amazon's grocery store of the future - there are no cashiers, registers or lines

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon Go is being called the grocery store of the future, where lines and cashiers don't exist.
    In 2016, Amazon revealed a prototype grocery store. Here's a look inside. Amazon Go will sell prepared food and grocery staples. In order to shop, you will need the Amazon Go app. To enter the store, shoppers scan a QR code from the app on the turnstile. After that, you can put your phone away - the app will do the work for you.
    Thanks to "just walk out technology," once you add an item to your bag the item is simultaneously added to your Amazon shopping cart. If you decide to put something...
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  • Amazon opens store with no cashiers, lines or registers

    One year ago - By Chron

    SEATTLE - No cashiers, no lines, no registers - this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping.
    The online retailer opened its Amazon Go concept store to the public Monday, selling milk, potato chips and other items typically found at a convenience shop. Amazon employees have been testing the store, which is at the bottom floor of the company's Seattle headquarters, for about a year.
    The public opening is another sign that Amazon is serious about expanding its physical presence. It has opened more than a dozen bookstores, taken over space in some Kohl's department stores and...
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