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Others, Self-Checkout, Tech

WSJ: Amazon reportedly testing cashierless technology architecture for larger stores

December 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Before Amazon opened its first Amazon Go store in Seattle last January, it tested the enabling technologies of its cashierless concept for months. The company reportedly delayed that store opening due to technology glitches that surfaced in test situations when […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

Retailers Re-Embrace Self-Checkout for a Quick Win

November 28, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Retail store leaders are facing three huge asks: Squeeze more productivity from the workforce, operationalize click and collect, and make shopping fast, fun and friction-free. Oh, and of course, move fast. Many retailers are scoring a quick win on all […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

7-Eleven pilots mobile checkout to let customers skip the line

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

7-Eleven seeks to make shopping at its convenience stores even easier with the Scan & Pay feature that relies on a variety of mobile technologies, including geofencing, QR code scanning and payments. Waiting in line and the checkout process are […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go is attracting return shoppers, long visits

October 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

From the opening of its first Amazon Go store in January 2018 to the opening of its most recent stores in San Francisco and Chicago, Amazon has kept quiet on the stores’ shopping data. InMarket’s study at least provides a […]


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 […]