FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo a customer scans his Amazon Go cellphone app at the entrance as he heads into an Amazon Go store in Seattle. Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon’s new cashier-less stores. One firm building automated checkout systems, AVA Retail, said Thursday, June 14 that it is working with Microsoft on the technology for physical stores.
FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo a customer scans his Amazon Go cellphone app at the entrance as he heads into an Amazon Go store in Seattle. Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon’s new cashier-less stores. One firm building automated checkout systems, AVA Retail, said Thursday, June 14 that it is working with Microsoft on the technology for physical stores. Elaine Thompson, File AP Photo
FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo a customer scans his Amazon Go cellphone app at the entrance as he heads into an Amazon Go store in Seattle. Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon’s new cashier-less stores. One firm building automated checkout systems, AVA Retail, said Thursday, June 14 that it is working with Microsoft on the technology for physical stores. Elaine Thompson, File AP Photo

Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

June 14, 2018 03:40 PM