DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: Will other retailers buy Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology? What do you see as the potential for the technology inside and out of Amazon-owned properties?
Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments, featured on RetailWire’s Braintrust :
This is a no-brainer. Why develop this when it already exists? Use the products, assortments and shopability of your store to stand out. Having a slightly different system that has not been proven does not make sense. I do understand that retrofitting the equipment in anything other than a new store may be challenging. Developing this type of technology internally and having to retrofit existing stores will only make this process more challenging and more expensive.
I would want the language around protecting the data however, to be locked down pretty tight.
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Will rival retailers buy Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ technology?