Amazon envisions department store full of QR codes, high-tech dressing rooms, report says – CNET
Amazon will reportedly build plenty of tech into its department stores, the Wall Street Journal reported, Wednesday.
In a report citing people familiar with the matter, the publication said that the tech giant is looking at ways to combine the experiences of shopping online and in a physical store. Customers may be able to request clothing to try on using QR codes, for example, and could use a touch screen that could also recommend additional items.
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Robots and other types of automation might also play a role in the stores, though the reported noted that plans have not been finalized.
Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Reports surfaced in August that Amazon is planing on opening 30,000-square-foot department stores in Ohio and California to sell items like clothes and electronics.
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September 22, 2021 at 09:54AM