Now open to the public, Amazon’s new brick-and-mortar concept store, Amazon Go, aims to amp up the convenience factor in convenience store shopping: The company’s Seattle-based shop and its “just walk out” premise eliminates traditional registers and checkout lines.
Consumers download an app, scan it in on glass turnstile-like entryways, and pick up whatever they need — from beverages to full meal kits — and waltz out of the store. The design of the physical space, festooned with sensors and an array of cameras, and a mix of artificial intelligence and camera vision, allows the e-commerce giant to track who enters, what they took and how much to charge their accounts. There are no baggers or clerks at all, other than the employee who checks ID for alcohol.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018