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Amazon Is Getting Rid of Just Walk Out Technology at Its Fresh Grocery Stores

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Amazon Is Getting Rid of Just Walk Out Technology at Its Fresh Grocery Stores

Amazon Is Getting Rid of Just Walk Out Technology at Its Fresh Grocery Stores

Amazon Is Getting Rid of , Just Walk Out Technology , at Its Fresh Grocery Stores.

The company's Just Walk Out technology allows customers to avoid standing in checkout lines.

It works by sending receipts to customers after they've left the store with their items. While customers have said they enjoy the process, .

They wish they could view their receipts and savings while they are shopping, according to Amazon spokesperson Carly Golden.

As a result, Amazon is revamping its grocery chain to better serve customers.

The Just Walk Out technology will be replaced by smart carts that provide spending data in real time, NPR reports.

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Most Fresh grocery stores are located in Washington State, California, Illinois and Virginia.

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The retailer also operates Amazon Go stores in addition to owning Whole Foods.

The retailer also operates Amazon Go stores in addition to owning Whole Foods.

Amazon Go stores and smaller Fresh stores in the U.K. will continue to use Just Walk Out technology, NPR reports.

Last year, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said that the company is still trying to figure out how to have a greater impact on physical grocery stores.

This revamp, and "selectively" launching new Fresh locations, is part of that process, Golden said


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