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Amazon considering opening 3,000 cashierless stores: Bloomberg

28 days ago   |   By Phys.org

Amazon is considering opening up to 3,000 new cashier-less stores by 2021 to vie for shoppers at convenience stores and quick-service sandwich shops, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
1. Amazon is thinking about opening 3,000 cashierless brick-and-mortar stores by 2021, Bloomberg reports. Jeff Bezos is experimenting with different formats for "Amazon Go" according to people familiar with the matter.
2. The new Apple Watch reviews are in, and its features may be overshadowed by its steep price tag. The new Apple Watch models go on sale on Friday, the first major redesign of the product since Apple first released it in 2015.
3. The EU is now going after Amazon after slapping Google and Apple with giant...
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Amazon reportedly plans to open 3,000 cashier-less stores by 2021

Amazon reportedly plans to open 3,000 cashier-less stores by 2021

28 days ago   |   By The Next Web

Amazon is said to be interested in beating grocery stores at their own game by opening 3,000 more of its cashier-less Amazon Go shops over the next three years, reports Bloomberg. That could see it go up against major chains like 7-Eleven, Subway, and Pret a Manger - with the added advantage of zero checkout lines. To recap, shoppers at Amazon Go simply scan their phones loaded with the necessary companion app when they enter, and then grab the items they want, and leave. Smart sensors and computer vision tech help track what each person has picked up. They're billed...
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