Walmart and Amazon Race to Build Retail’s Future

illustrations by Jason Schneider

Illustrations by Jason Schneider for Innovation Leader

In mid-January, Amazon opened the doors to a single-location convenience store, Amazon Go, not far from the company’s Seattle headquarters. The store is designed to be so automated that shoppers don’t need to stand in line at a cash register to check out.

Almost immediately after the grand opening, lines of Seattle-ites eager to go inside began forming on Seventh Avenue.

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