Amazon to introduce cashier-free store to UK capital

The US-base e-commerce giant, Amazon, has revealed plans to open a cashier-free store in the UK’s capital city, London.

The shop will be introduced as part of the company’s Amazon Go international expansion, the Sunday Telegraph reported.

Amazon is targeting locations in London’s West End, specifically near Oxford Circus, for its flagship Go site in the UK.

The firm is reportedly looking into spaces spanning between 3,000sqft and 5,000sqft.

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Amazon has not yet launched an Amazon Go store outside of the US – it has three stores in Chicago and Seattle, and one in San Francisco.

The company has confirmed plans to open two new shops in existing locations the US in 2019, one in Chicago and one in San Francisco.

The retailer describes its food-stocked Go store to feature “the world’s most advanced shopping technology” which allows customers to shop without queues and checkouts.

“We created the world’s most advanced shopping technology so you never have to wait in line. With our Just Walk Out Shopping experience, simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take the products you want, and go!”

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