Retail is evolving. With technology and changing customer behaviors guiding the way, more businesses are shifting toward automated systems and AI stores. In fact, according to Retail Innovation Hub’s 2022 research, there was an 11% increase in brands using self-checkout technology globally compared to a year prior.
Amazon Fresh has already paved the way with its cashier-less stores but has also been looking for ways to overcome the many challenges it faces. In the U.K., top supermarket chain Tesco introduced a checkout-free store called GetGo. But it doesn’t stop there.