Amazon's Checkout-Free Grocery Store Is Opening to the Public

Amazon to open checkout-free store in Seattle	 	 	 			Amazon is about to open its long-promised convenience store with zero checkout lines

Amazon to open checkout-free store in Seattle Amazon is about to open its long-promised convenience store with zero checkout lines

Though the tech giant notes that cashiers would still be needed if items being sold included restricted products like alcohol, Go allows cashiers to be eliminated in a convenience store, which is the model that will officially open on the company's Seattle campus on January 22, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Don't expect to buy everything you'd normally find in a convenience store. When you want to do your daily shopping, you enter the store with a smartphone app, get what you want, and leave.

Kumar admitted it does take a little while for people to get used to simply walking out, so maybe it's like shopping on Amazon.com: at first, it's odd to buy things that way, but over time it becomes practically indispensable, for better or worse.

Amazon.com Inc will open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday after more than a year of testing, the company said, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail.

With the exception of a back corner where a guy was stationed to check customers' IDs before they grabbed a bottle of pinot grigio or a six-pack of beer, nobody really seemed to be paying any attention to us. "This technology didn't exist", she said.

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The only sign of the technology that makes this possible floats above the store shelves - arrays of small cameras, hundreds of them throughout the store. You can walk in, grab a veggie wrap and walk out in a matter of seconds. There's no need, in theory: when you take an item off the shelf, Amazon's cameras and AI should work to determine what it is and charge you for it immediately, and if you put it back on the shelf, the charge will be removed.

Amazon's cashier-free store is opening after a year of delays. Then groceries are charged directly to their Amazon account.

The store is approximately 1,800 square feet of space and there will be people working in the store.

He also doesn't expect it to show up in Whole Foods stores, the high end grocery chain Amazon bought a year ago.

The store also offers a basic lineup of grocery items, including milk, condiments, coffee, tea, toilet paper and the like. For a quick home-cooked dinner, pick up one of our chef-designed Amazon Meal Kits, with all the ingredients you need to make a meal for two in about 30 minutes.

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