British shoppers unimpressed by lack of queues at Amazon Go checkout-less stores

British shoppers unimpressed by lack of queues at Amazon Go checkout-less stores

  British shoppers have expressed shock and dismay at Amazon’s new checkout-less convenience store concept because it will rob them of the opportunity to form a decent queue.   Amazon Go aims to make supermarket shopping even easier than buying products online by requiring customers to present the Amazon Go app at the gates of…

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9 out of 10 blokes think Amazon’s Alexa would make a better wife than Apple’s Siri

9 out of 10 blokes think Amazon’s Alexa would make a better wife than Apple’s Siri

  9 out of 10 blokes think that Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant would make a much better wife than Apple’s Siri according to a recent study.   Whilst Siri has a small set of specific talents that she does extremely well, Alexa is considered to be much more rounded and will perform a wider variety…

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Amazon shopping ‘bot’ to appear on the next series of Robot Wars

Amazon shopping ‘bot’ to appear on the next series of Robot Wars

  The Amazon shopping bot has defeated machines built by other retailers so convincingly that it has been invited to appear on the next series of robot wars.   Walmart and many other retailers use automated software that’s intended to look like an authentic web surfer to the site being scanned, but Amazon blocked Walmart’s…

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Former bookstore giant Borders fails to modernise and ends up going bankrupt

Former bookstore giant Borders fails to modernise and ends up going bankrupt

  Borders Group, Inc. was an international book and music retailer that was based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.   In its final year of trading the company employed nearly 20,000 people throughout the U.S. In February 2011 the company applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and began liquidating 226 of its stores in the United…

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