Amazon Officially Selling Cashierless Store Technology To Retailers

Amazon’s first cashierless grocery store opened on February 25th, 2020 with previously powered 25 Amazon Go stores. A store ran by this kind of advanced technology allows customers to walk in, grab the items they need, and simply walk out without paying at the cash register. The system is designed to monitor the customer’s movements and charge their purchase to their credit card. While the first Amazon Go store in Seattle was met with success, the company has decided to start selling its cashierless store technology to other retailers. This news was officially announced in early March 2020, even though there is no information about which retailers will be adopting Amazon’s technology. Amazon’s cashierles store technology uses a complex system of cameras, sensors, and software that tracks customer’s movements and activities inside the store. The entire tech bundle is known as “Just Walk Out” is currently available for sale to any retailer interested in modifying their stores. Read more at Forbes.