Amazon, synonymous with innovation in retailing and technology, consistently tests boundaries as a result of its self-described customer obsession and commitment to long-term thinking. The company’s catalytic role in e-commerce is a given, but in recent years it has also extended its reach in the realm of brick-and-mortar retailing. Through the acquisition of Whole Foods
SEATTLE — Amazon continues to shake up the industry and expand while making it increasingly difficult for competitors to tread water in its wake. The online giant is considering opening up to 3,000 of its cashier-less Amazon Go convenience stores by 2021, Bloomberg News reported last month, based on sources familiar with the potential plans.
SEATTLE — Amazon is considering opening as many as 3,000 of its cashier-less Amazon Go convenience stores by 2021, unnamed sources familiar with the plan told Bloomberg News. Ten Go stores would be up and running by the end of 2018, 50 by the end of 2019 and up to 3,000 by 2021, according to
SEATTLE — Amazon.com opened its first Amazon Go convenience store today, an experiment in checkout-free retail that replaces cashiers and checkout lines with overhead cameras and weight sensors that track the merchandise shoppers grab from the shelves and take with them. Shoppers use the Amazon Go app to gain entry to the store through a