Amazon.com could be changing the game when it comes to grocery shopping! They’re opening their checkout-free grocery store to the public today after more than a year of testing.
The Seattle store, known as Amazon Go, relies on cameras and sensors to track what shoppers remove from the shelves, and what they put back. Customers are billed after leaving the store using credit cards on file.
Amazon bought Whole Foods Market last year for $13.7 billion. Amazon doesn’t have any plans to add the technology to the larger Whole Foods stores.
Some of the challenges after opening to Amazon employees on Dec. 5, including correctly identifying shoppers with similar body types and kids causing havoc by moving items to incorrect places.