Amazon Future Supermarkets may Operate with Just 3 Staff, Lots of Bots
Amazon’s high-tech supermarkets of the future could be operated by just three humans, according to The New York Post. The ecommerce giant is reportedly considering two-storey supermarkets that span between 10,000 square feet and 40,000 square feet and rely heavily on a fleet of robots, said sources. The supermarkets — currently at the prototype stage — expand on the smaller Amazon Go grocery stores, which were unveiled last December. Both the grocery stores and the supermarkets would contain no cashiers, no registers, and no lines. Instead, they would rely on an app on customer’s phones that would detect items picked off shelves for purchase.