The tech behind Amazon Go stores might spread to other retailers. James Martin/CNET Amazon is apparently working to spread the cashierless technology from its Go stores to other retailers. The e-commerce giant is talking to OTG, which runs small grocery stores at airports, and Cineworld, the company behind Regal theaters, about using equipment from its futuristic, automated stores, CNBC reported Monday.
Its also looking at concession stands in baseball stadiums, CNBC noted.
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It currently has 16 Go stores, with two more announced.A New York City location became the first to accept cash in response to concerns that the cashless policy discriminated against lower-income or younger customers who dont have bank accounts, cards or smartphones.Neither Amazon, Cineworld nor OTG immediately responded to requests for comment.
First published at 7:54 a.m. PT.Updated at 8:15 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.
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