Amazon to open up second 4-star store in Colorado

Amazon’s 4-star store wasn’t just a one-off shtick. The e-commerce giant is going to continue opening up brick-and-mortar stores dedicated to its most popular online products just like the current one in Manhattan, but this time in Colorado. On Thursday, a midwestern location will be opening up in Lone Tree, [...]

2018-11-02T20:26:05+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Tags: |

Amazon Go stores threaten the economy, UFCW chief says

With the expansion of its cashierless stores, Amazon is "deploying a business model that poses an existential threat to millions of American jobs," Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, said in a statement last week. "Make no mistake, creating cashierless stores is not about convenience; [...]

2018-09-25T15:41:42+00:00September 25th, 2018|Tags: |

Amazon opens its second Amazon Go convenience store

Amazon this morning announced the opening of its second Amazon Go convenience store, which is again located in the retailer’s hometown of Seattle. The new store is 1,450 square feet in size – a bit smaller than the first store’s 1800 square feet – and will be located at 5th [...]

2018-08-29T14:22:55+00:00August 29th, 2018|Tags: |

The retail workforce in the age of Amazon Go

The idea of quickly popping into my local grocery store and walking out with everything I need for dinner, without waiting in long lines, is undoubtedly appealing to almost every shopper. That desire to streamline in-store shopping and reduce friction is what Amazon Go is all about and what has [...]

2018-08-10T15:22:17+00:00August 10th, 2018|Tags: |