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Amazon Opens Cashier less Grocery Store in Seattle
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Amazon Opens Cashier less Grocery Store in Seattle

Amazon, an online eCommerce platform is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, the latest sign that Amazon is serious about shaking up the $800 billion grocery industry. Amazon on Tuesday opens up its new store in Seattle, where shoppers can grab milk or eggs and walk out without checking out or opening their wallets. Shoppers scan a smartphone app to enter the store. Cameras and sensors track what's taken off shelves. Items are charged to an Amazon account after leaving. Called Amazon Go Grocery, the new store is an expansion of its 2-year-old chain of Amazon Go convenience stores. At 10,400 square feet, the supermarket is more than five times the size of the smaller stores, and stocks more items beyond the sodas and sandwiches found at Amazon Go. The new market stocks fres...
General Motor’s Cruise is Pumped up to Expand in Seattle
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General Motor’s Cruise is Pumped up to Expand in Seattle

The self driving company Cruise that was acquired by General Motors in 2016 is reportedly expanding and growing to Seattle as the company seeks more engineering talent to develop its technology. However, Cruise does not have any plans right now to test its autonomous vehicles in the city. The company is planning to set up offices in Seattle to attract and hire between 100 to 200 engineers by the end of 2019. “To continue growing a team that is diverse and rich in talent, we feel that it’s important to explore talent pools outside of the Bay Area, and Seattle’s vibrant tech community and proximity to our headquarters in San Francisco make it a logical choice,” CEO Kyle Vogt said. Cruise is looking towards and considering a number of locations in the Seattle area. There are no plans to ...
Amazon Open First Cashierless Shop For Public
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Amazon Open First Cashierless Shop For Public

Online giant Amazon today opened world's first cashierless store in Seattle where hungry customers will be able to grab sandwiches and go, without having to wait in line or use a checkout. The American group unveiled the concept for its cashierless "Amazon Go" shop just over a year ago, saying the 170 square meters store would initially offer grocery products to its own employees before being opened to the public. Early testing however revealed bugs, leading to a delay. In a message yesterday on its website, Amazon said it had created "the world's most advanced shopping technology so you never have to wait in line." But if the rollout has taken some time, it's now ready to Go. People armed with the app are able to pick up items as they roam the store and place them directly in ...
Amazon Infuses ‘The Biggest’ Investment Of 2900 Cr
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Amazon Infuses ‘The Biggest’ Investment Of 2900 Cr

E-commerce giant Amazon has recently infused another sum of Rs 2,900 crore in its Amazon Seller Services, marking it a single-biggest infusion in its Indian arm, in comparison to Flipkart's raise of total $4 billion. In this fiscal, Amazon has infused a total of $1 billion into its Amazon Seller Services (India). Earlier in September, Amazon India received a funding of Rs 1620 crore, and then a Rs 1680 crore fund in June. “As India’s largest and fastest-growing ecommerce player, and with a long-term commitment to make ecommerce a habit for Indian customers, we continue to invest in the necessary technology and infrastructure to grow the entire ecosystem. We are delighted and humbled by the trust from our customers, to lead in India on things that matter to our customers in over four ...