When Amazon opened its first cashierless Amazon Go store last year, it seemed revolutionary – to a point. The idea that cameras could watch the items you select from the shelves and an app would automatically charge your account without requiring you to scan your items and check out, is certainly groundbreaking. But Amazon Go stores are tiny, they only sell convenience-store-type items, and they don’t accept traditional manufacturer’s coupons. Could this type of technology work on a larger scale, at a full-sized grocery store – one that sells everything you need, and accepts coupons too?
We may be about to find out. Read about the Giant Eagle pilot program on Coupons in the News.