It has posted job listings for store managers in the cities on its own site, which were first noticed by the Seattle Times. The expansion was mentioned earlier this year, with a total of six new stores set to arrive this year.
While the Amazon Go store in Seattle doesn't bear Whole Foods' branding, it does stock plenty of the store's signature 365 brand products. It is recently reported that Amazon had its eye on an Amazon Go location in San Francisco's Union Square neighborhood.
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"As Amazon continues its aggressive expansion and historic innovation, many USA cities are being treated to remarkable perks, including Free two-hour alcohol delivery, self-checkout grocery stores, and unlabeled, unpackaged returns to Kohl's". When they arrive, they use the app to enter the store, "then feel free to put your phone away - you don't need it to shop". Amazon Go's systems automatically debit their accounts for the items they take, sending the receipt to the app. Amazon's technology, including overhead cameras, keeps track of what they buy and charges customers after they leave. It's unclear exactly when these new stores will open.The Seattle City Council passed a new law that will require companies making more than $20 million a year to pay a 'head tax.' Amazon and other Seattle-based companies will now be required to pay a tax of 14 cents per employee per hour worked, which comes out to roughly $275 per employee each year. Each store will also have staff members who will be there to make sure the shelves are restocked and assist new customers who are hesitant about how it all works.
Amazon Go's grab-and-go experience allows consumers to quickly pick up all the required items on their grocery list and leave the store without the hassle of checkout lines or counters.