Is Amazon Go the future of retailing?

Milan Panchmatia Blog, Retail

The launch of the Amazon Go convenience store is a much anticipated event and for many, they see this as the future of retailing. The ability to have frictionless shopping experience where AI, cameras and sensors monitor your every move and allow you to shop without interacting with a cash register or sales assistant. Whilst Amazon is pioneering this technology, …

Do we need an Amazon bank?

Do we need an Amazon bank?

Milan Panchmatia Blog, Retail

My personal and family shopping habits have changed over recent years, and like many we spend an unreasonably large proportion of our money shopping with Amazon. At Christmas time the procession of delivery vans clog up our street and whilst we don’t ‘tip’ the milkman anymore at Christmas I can see a time when we will do so with the …

Amazon eyes up the online food delivery business

Petra Urhofer Blog, Retail 0 Comments

Although Amazon has yet to announce its plans to enter the grocery market, industry analysts are confident a US based service will launch in 2014. Amazon already has some experience in the sector and runs an online grocery service called Amazon Fresh, which only operates in Seattle. Expanding into the US market would allow Amazon to take advantage of its world class supply …

“The Amazon Economy” – a look at the latest from the FT’s eBook series

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In this compilation of articles and insights, a selection of writers from the Financial Times examine the inner workings of one of the most influential companies in existence. In the space of nine articles, The Amazon Economy touches on subjects ranging from disputes with publishers through to warehouse management techniques. The eBook is scattered with interesting statistics and anecdotes about the functioning …