Thursday, April 11, 2019

Amazon exec tells employees that Go stores will start accepting cash to address ‘discrimination’ concerns

Amazon Go stores, which let customers buy items without waiting in checkout lines, will start accepting cash, amid intensifying criticism that the company is discriminating against the unbanked.

In an internal all-hands meeting last month, Steve Kessel, Amazon’s senior vice president of physical stores, told employees that the company plans “additional payment mechanisms” at its Go stores.. . . more