Amazon plans to use the cashier-free checkout technology behind its Amazon Go stores inside Whole Foods Markets. In a blog post, Dilip Kumar, Amazon’s vice president of physical retail and technology, said that it will install the technology next year in two Whole Foods stores, one in Washington, D.C.‘s Glover Park neighborhood and the other in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Kumar said it will see how...
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