Jun 7, 2019

Amazon trials pop-up station kiosks

Online giant Amazon is testing out a series of pop-up kiosks in the capital as it experiments with physical shops. In the US, the firm already has 12 Amazon Go stores, which use cameras and sensors to allow shoppers to put items straight into shopping bags without having to wait at checkouts. Retail analyst Richard Hyman told the BBC: "Amazon clearly doesn't believe that physical retail is dead - far from it." Hyman called Amazon an "Extraordinarily innovative" company but he said the firm was "Shooting completely in the dark" when it came to bricks-and-mortar retail. "Amazon's Treasure Truck boss in the UK, Suruchi Saxena Bansal, said:"Treasure Truck and the new kiosks are about us offering customers another way to shop with Amazon.

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