E-commerce goes brick and mortar, but without cashiers.
The Amazon empire expands. After 5 years in the making, the first cashier-less Amazon ( ) Go grocery store made its debut in Seattle.
- 0 human interaction required. Shoppers can come in, scan products’ QR codes with an Amazon mobile app, then just walk out. Uhh, did I even pay for this?
- Whole Foods 2.0. Amazon Go focuses on natural and organic brands. Avocado…toast?
How does it affect my wallet?
Amazon is squeezing itself further into the $800 billion US grocery market.
- They are staying hot on the tails of grocery giants like Walmart, Kroger, 7-Eleven, and Instacart.
The future is autonomous. 7-Eleven and Walmart’s Sam’s Club are also experimenting with cashier-free stores in Texas. Cashiers are in trouble.
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