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Category: Self-Checkout


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly mulling 3K Amazon Go stores by 2021

September 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

If you were impressed (or terrified) with Amazon’s debut of three new Amazon Go stores in the span of three weeks, how does 3,000 over the next three years or so sound? That kind of expansion in just the next […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go Reveals Second Seattle Location: How It Can Help Your Store

September 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

After the first Amazon Go store showed huge success, the ecommerce giant is planning to open yet another Go store in Seattle, just a few blocks away from the first one. What makes the Amazon Go store so unique is […]


Others, Self-Checkout, Tech

Amazon Go competitor raises $5.5M

July 18, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The funding announcement comes almost one year after Standard Cognition announced its cashierless checkout solution, which leverages computer vision technology and artificial intelligence in a manner similar to Amazon Go. The retail sector is still experimenting with cashierless and touchless […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly picks 2 Chicago sites for Go stores

June 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The Tribune report points out that the 110-story Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is visited each day by about 25,000 workers and tourists and is undergoing a $500 million renovation of its lower-level retail spaces. It’s also about two […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go has lessons for physical retail

March 28, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

While retailers always keeps one eye on Amazon at all times, how does the industry react at the announcement of the giant marketplace opening a new brick-and-mortar location? As the physical Amazon story continues to unfold, Kurt Heinemann, chief marketing […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

How Amazon Go went from press release to a real live store

March 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

LAS VEGAS — Amazon Go is easily the most talked about retail initiative since the supercenter, and therefore fitting that it was also one of the most talked about presentations at Shoptalk Sunday. Amazon Go, the tech-laden convenience concept, debuted […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

Macy’s CEO outlines plans for mobile checkout

March 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Macy’s may soon join a list of several other big names in retail using mobile apps to accelerate the checkout process. That list of course includes Amazon, Walmart, Kroger and Starbucks, to name just a few. Depending on the eventual […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Is Amazon Go a model for retail of the future?

January 30, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Amazon Go opened its doors to the public last week and as promised, there were no cashiers or registers. Instead, items are automatically added to the shoppers’ virtual baskets using technology and hundreds of overhead cameras. But perhaps this model […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

Five Reasons To Start Implementing A Mobile Self-Checkout Solution Today

March 20, 2017

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

When you visit many retailers these days, it’s hard to ignore the fact that there are more self-checkout stations and fewer traditional cashiers. There’s a good reason for this transformation. While you may assume that young and middle-aged consumers are […]


Others, Self-Checkout, Tech

How Lowe’s Can Use Robots To Increase Human-To-Human Face Time

February 22, 2017

Via: Forbes

Lowe’s Home Improvement recently announced layoffs as a part of an effort to “overhaul its staffing model.” The cuts, which will constitute less than one percent of the total staff, come in the context of a reshuffling of responsibilities, which […]