Amazon launches a beta of Go, a cashier-free, app-based food shopping experience

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    Amazon exec tells employees that Go stores will start accepting cash to address ‘discrimination’ concerns

     
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    San Francisco to join list of those banning cashless stores
     
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    Amazon opens first Go store that accepts cash
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    https://apnews.com/ec06ed96ee334e3caa6dd6aaca122f8a
     
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    The cashless retail revolution has been overestimated
     
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    Amazon opens its second Go store in New York
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    https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/11/amazon-second-go-store-new-york/
     
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    "Pick and Go: Scanning No Longer Required, Supermarkets Swap Cashiers for Cameras...

    Tesco, a UK firm doing business in 11 countries, is testing a cashierless store design that goes beyond Amazon's Go.
    Tesco is not dependent on bar codes, RFID smart tags, or customer scanning...

    Tesco is one of several grocers testing cashierless stores with cameras that track what shoppers pick, so they pay by simply walking out the door.

    Tesco’s 4,000-square-foot test store uses 150 ceiling-mounted cameras to generate a three-dimensional view of products as they are taken off shelves. In its recent demo, Tesco’s system detected shoppers as they walked around the store. It also identified a group of products when a person holding them stood in front of a screen, tallying up their total price. Tesco is considering identifying shoppers through an app or loyalty card when they enter the store and then charging their app when they leave..."

    https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/econ...-cashiers-for-cameras-NMZuMtVpvkCDCyUsYk85cg/
     
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    6 reasons cash-free retail stores are bad for consumers, according to the ACLU
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    https://www.fastcompany.com/90389594/aclu-cash-free-retail-amazon-sweetgreen-privacy
    ACLU: Say No to the “Cashless Future” — and to Cashless Stores
     
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