Amazon Warns Philly It May Rethink Plans For Brick-And-Mortar Store

by MR Magazine Staff

The same day Amazon scrapped its plans for a headquarters in Queens, it warned Philadelphia that it may rethink its plans to open a brick-and-mortar store there because of the city’s proposal to ban so-called cashless stores. The proposal — which would prohibit most stores from refusing to accept cash — passed by a 12-4 vote Thursday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Amazon plans to open as many as 3,000 Amazon Go cashless stores across the US over the next few years. Read more at New York Post.