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   Amazon's Checkout-Free Amazon Go Stores Coming To San Francisco And Chicago
by Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY
Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 3:16PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon Go, the Amazon convenience store that aims to remove a persistent frustration for shoppers by eliminating the checkout line, is coming to San Francisco and Chicago.

The Seattle Amazon Go store, in the first floor of its headquarters, was open to staff for a year as Amazon worked the kinks out of its proprietary technology, made up of hundreds of cameras and sensors that allowed customers to swipe an app on their phone, walk into the store and grab their items, and just walk out — without talking to a cashier or swiping bar codes.

Amazon is now hiring for managers for similar stores in San Francisco and Chicago.

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