Amazon Go expanding to larger Seattle store, licensing tech to retailers

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Competitors like AiFi and Grabango will likely get a boost from the surge of attention. Today Amazon opens a 10,400-square-foot cashier-free grocery store in Seattle. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company hopes the store “will serve as a showcase for its technology as it seeks to sell its system to other businesses,” particularly convenience stores, airport shops, and stadium stores. The technology would likely be offered as a service, either under a licensing or profit-sharing model. Currently, twenty-five smaller Amazon Go stores operate in the U.S. Read Full Story

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Amazon’s new smart grocery cart is just another step to a cashierless future

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Amazon’s latest innovation in the grocery world is a smart grocery cart, dubbed the Dash Cart. Amazon is intent on leaving its mark on the traditional grocery shopping industry. After buying Whole Foods a few years ago and launching a chain of cashierless grocery stores , Amazon’s latest innovation in the grocery world is a smart grocery cart, dubbed the Dash Cart. Read Full Story

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Practical tips to transition your ecommerce business in the second half of 2020

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30-second summary: The idea of flexible pricing is to ensure sales, and it’s easier to make sales by selling products at the lowest price. However, your goal should be to find a price at which consumer purchasing friction is low, and the profit margin is fair enough. Leveraging perpetual inventory management software for inventory accounting is ideal for ecommerce sites. It will keep you up to speed about the sale and purchases of goods and items. Be it a loyal customer or a new customer, ecommerce stores need to ensure that every customer passes through the same authentication steps with no exceptions. Employing AI and Machine Learning algorithms could help in this case. If you haven’t got a chatbot for your business, then this is the time to get one. You can get a chatbot builder or take the help of an agency to construct a bespoke chatbot to drive …

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Key Insights: Amazon search-scape and factors motivating consumers

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30-second summary: Our previous key insights clearly established that Amazon and Amazon’s Prime Day are elements of ecommerce businesses can’t miss. A quick look at the global Amazon search-scape – “Corona keywords” vs “Non-corona keywords”. What makes primary or shared decision-makers of households hit “buy now” while shopping online? A segmented view of Millenials, Gen Z, Gen X, and baby boomers’ ecommerce influential factors How word of mouth is the most powerful agent vs celebrities and influencers, and more. Our previous key insights clearly established that Amazon and Amazon’s Prime Day are elements of ecommerce businesses can’t miss. This week we take you through what the global Amazon search-scape looks like and the prerequisites to ensure you can create more micro-moments that influence a sale. The Amazon search-scape corona vs non-corona related searches Remazing, a full-service agency, tracked the Top 10/Top 100 Amazon keyword searches across USA, DE, UK, FR, …

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Here’s what Amazon says it’s doing to keep warehouse workers safe from COVID-19

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Facing backlash, the company will offer face masks and temperature checks for staff in all of its U.S. and European warehouses and Whole Foods stores. Amazon is rolling out new measures to protect its employees from the coronavirus outbreak. By early next week, the company will offer face masks and temperature checks for staff in all of its U.S. and European warehouses and Whole Foods stores, and it will install artificial intelligence software to its camera systems to monitor whether workers congregate too closely. Read Full Story

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Inside the new homeless shelter at Amazon’s headquarters

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In Seattle, the tech company is now sharing an eight-story building with a homeless shelter serving 200 people. On March 5, as coronavirus infections spread in Washington, Amazon started asking employees in its Seattle headquarters to work from home. Four days later, half of one of the company’s buildings opened for another purpose: housing homeless families. Read Full Story

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