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Amazon Go targets Chicago, San Francisco for new stores

15 May 2018, 06:44 | Hattie Nash

Amazon Go targets Chicago, San Francisco for new stores

Amazon Go targets Chicago, San Francisco for new stores

The retailer, which opened its first cashierless store concept to the public in Seattle in January, is seeking store managers in both cities, according to recent job postings on Amazon's website.

Amazon plans to open cashierless stores in Chicago and San Francisco, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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A 625-square-foot location in Chicago's Loop district has been chosen. It is recently reported that Amazon had its eye on an Amazon Go location in San Francisco's Union Square neighborhood.

An Amazon spokesperson confirmed with GeekWire that the company is opening Amazon Go locations in Chicago and San Francisco, but did not provide a timetable.

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At the time only Seattle and Los Angeles were confirmed, but it looks like the expansion will stretch beyond those cities. They can grab whatever they need, from sandwiches, drinks, or any other food off of the shelves, and simply walk out the store without stopping to pay. Technical limitations encountered during testing with employees show that it would be hard to implement the tracking system on a much larger scale, albeit not impossible over the long term.

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Staff won't include cashiers, but plenty of human employees will be needed to restock shelves, check ID for wine and work as extra security.



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