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Inokyo

Cashierless autonomous retail store 🛍️

Inokyo is a cashierless autonomous retail store. Cameras track what you grab from the shelves, and with a single QR scan of the Inokyo app on your way in and out of the store, you’re charged for your items.

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Business Insider
Amazon said on Friday it was buying Whole Foods in a blockbuster deal for $13.7 billion. It's not clear yet what Amazon plans to do with the upscale grocer, but it has big plans for the future of grocery stores. The online retail giant revealed a concept for a physical store in a video in December.
Bloomberg.com
For the past year, Amazon employees have been test driving Amazon Go, an experimental convenience store in downtown Seattle. The idea is to let consumers walk in, pick up items and then pay for them without ever standing in line at a cashier.
Fortune
Called Amazon Go, the new store eliminates checkout lines and allows customers to pay for any items bought via their smartphones.
GeekWire
Amazon this morning unveiled its first convenience store, a high-tech retail location called "Amazon Go," currently in a private beta testing in Seattle and scheduled to open to the public early next year. The big selling point: no check-out lines. The company isn't offering media previews or answering questions about precisely how it works.
12 Alternatives to Amazon Go

Walmart's in-store self checkout app

Walmart Scan & Go is an iOS and Android app that allows shoppers at Walmart to scan every item’s barcode, tally up the total and checkout with various payment options such as credit and debit card.

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Business Insider
Walmart is rolling out its "Scan & Go" technology to 100 additional stores by the end of January. The technology enables shoppers to scan and pay for items without checkout lanes, registers, or cashiers. Amazon andKroger have been developing similar technology. Kroger is rolling out its own "Scan, Bag, Go" service to 400 stores this year.
InvestorPlace
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7 Alternatives to Walmart Scan & Go

We help brands launch stores from the ground up.

Uppercase is the modern retail solution helping brands launch stores from the ground up. We combine real estate and retail data to provide access to up-and-coming and sought after neighborhoods. We are part of a modern growth strategy, providing tech-enabled flexible retail stores for brands to launch, measure, and grow their retail presence.

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Medium
Meet Uppercase, the latest addition to Lerer Hippeau's portfolio. HQ: New York, NY Cofounders: Adam Bent, Jeffrey Ling, Yashar Nejati The problem: When brands reach $10 million in sales it becomes more cost effective to acquire customers in a real-world store than through online advertising.
TechCrunch
People like to say that brick-and-mortar retail is dead, but direct-to-consumer businesses continue to dabble with physical stores all the same. Why? Because brick-and-mortar retail provides businesses with benefits an online shopping platform can't, namely consumer experiences that create and sustain shopper's relationships with brands.
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Give your customers a hassle free shopping experience. Our In-store Self Checkout solution allows consumers to skip the lines and kiosks by turning their smartphone into a POS. All without needing to download an app.

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Moltin
The average consumer uses six touchpoints before buying an item. Whether it's Instagram or an interactive display, each one of these touchpoints is an opportunity to inspire consumers with product information or brand experiences. But, why stop there?
Moltin
Read about the live launch of our most talked-about product, Self Checkout. That means you can rival Amazon Go and allow customers to checkout products on-demand, directly from their mobile phones both in-store and at events.
4 Alternatives to Moltin Self Checkout

Making the corner store a thing of the past

Bodega sets up five-foot-wide pantry boxes filled with non-perishable items you might pick up at a convenience store. An app will allow you to unlock the box and cameras powered with computer vision will register what you’ve picked up, automatically charging your credit card. The entire process happens without a person actually manning the “store.”

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Simon Bromberg
Simon Bromberg- sbromberg.com
Cat logo: https://www.bodega.ai/ Company got a lot of flack but it's still a cat logo. See more
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Fast Company
While it sometimes feels like we do all of our shopping on the internet, government data shows that actually less that 10% of all retail transactions happen online. In a world where we get our groceries delivered in just two hours through Instacart or Amazon Fresh, the humble corner store-or bodega, as they are known in New York and Los Angeles-still perform… See more
TechCrunch
If you're in a big city like New York City, you're probably used to walking around the block away from where you live to the corner shop and picking up a jug of milk or some dishwashing detergent.
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Instacart is an on-demand food delivery network for people who don't want to be grocery shopping right now. They've just been valued at $4.2B and are Y Combinator's third largest portfolio company to date.

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Ryan Hoover
Ryan Hoover- Founder, Product Hunt
I use Instacart about once a week to reload my fridge, saving time (no more hour long trips to the grocery store) and money (I don't have a car so Ubering/Lyfting there and back would cost more than the delivery fee).
Antonella Nardi
Antonella Nardi- Co-Founder, Yourlixir
I live in Miami and @Instacart changed my whole life. Impossible to go without it now. Worth every single penny x 10! Plus their customer service is top notch.
Ryan Hoover
Ryan Hoover- Founder, Product Hunt
Like many people in San Francisco, I don't have a car so grocery shopping is very time-consuming and/or difficult to carry home. So instead, I use Instacart ~once a week. You can order from about a dozen grocery stores but if you want the best deal, order from Costco or Cash and Carry. Both offer bulk foods at 2-4x cheaper prices than Whole Foods or Safew… See more
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TechCrunch
Instacart has expanded its alcohol delivery to now be available in 14 states and Washington D.C. from nearly 100 different retailers. With the roll-out, Instacart alcohol delivery is currently available to 40 million homes in the U.S. and the number of alcohol deliveries on the platform has more th...
Mashable
Internet outrage might feel tiresome sometimes, but it can also be a force for good. The grocery and food delivery company Instacart has changed the way it pays its gig-economy workers, according to BuzzFeed.
TechCrunch
On the heels of a recently-filed class action lawsuit over wages and tips, as well as drivers and shoppers speaking out about Instacart's alleged practices of subsidizing wages with tips, Instacart is taking steps to ensure tips are counted separately from what Instacart pays shoppers. In a blog po...
Bloomberg.com
is very serious about grocery delivery, but , the most popular alternative for supermarket orders in the U.S., isn't rolling over. The San Francisco startup raised $200 million in a round led by investment firms and , the company told Bloomberg on Monday.
TechCrunch
Despite plenty of uncertainty swirling around Instacart and its complex relationship with Whole Foods - now owned by Amazon - investors still seem to not be too worried, and are pouring a fresh big round of financing into the startup that values it at $4.2 billion.
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In-house convenience stores, by WeWork members.

WeMRKT is a new bodega-like concept, they carry products made by WeWork’s members, and they endeavor to better the world while increasing productivity.

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Forbes
The co-working space giant last Monday the launch of WeMRKT, a "modern retail space" that will be piloted at WeWork 205 Hudson in New York City. WeMRKT will sell products from 10 WeWork member companies, who secured their shelf spots in a pitch competition in April, as well as company-branded apparel, office supplies, and other snacks and drinks.
Retail Dive
On a sunny afternoon in late June, the common area of the WeWork offices at 205 Hudson Street in New York City bustled with activity. World Cup soccer played on the oversized television screen, jewelry designer Emma Rose showcased her wares on a table, and a buffet-style meal was served to WeWork's clientele.
Entrepreneur
WeWork, the coworking space company valued at $21 billion, is not content just providing its members with a place to work, live and even work out. It's now an incubator of and merchant for entrepreneurs with physical products. WeWork recently launched WeMRKT.
WeWork
Sleek retail space is 'by our members, for our members'
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You can now order from Walmart through Google Home

Beginning this month, customers can say, ”Hey Google, talk to Walmart” and the Google Assistant will add items directly to their Walmart Grocery cart. Best of all, customers can be extra confident that we can quickly and accurately identify items

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Walmart
April 2, 2019 By Tom Ward, senior vice president, Digital Operations, Walmart U.S. Customers love our Grocery Pickup and Delivery options. These services make life easier and help customers get back to the things they like doing the most. What if we could make it even easier?
TechCrunch
Following the latest wave of price cuts at Amazon's Whole Foods announced Monday evening, Walmart today introduced its own plans to challenge Amazon on grocery shopping through a partnership with Google. The company is rolling out a new voice ordering capability, Walmart Voice Order, which wo...
Ars Technica
In its latest attempts to battle Amazon, Walmart teamed up with another tech giant to introduce a new way for its customers to buy groceries. According to a blog post by Walmart's senior vice president of digital operations Tom Ward, Walmart will now let those with Google Assistant devices buy groceries just by using their voices.
5 Alternatives to Walmart Voice Order
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