A 3rd Amazon Go retailer opens in New York Metropolis – New York Enterprise Journal – New York Enterprise Journal

Amazon.com Inc. has debuted one other Amazon Go location in New York Metropolis.
The Seattle-based e-commerce big on Tuesday unveiled a brick-and-mortar retailer off Lexington Avenue at 150 East 53rd Avenue in Manhattan.
“In whole, we now have 15 Amazon Go shops open general in Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York Metropolis,” an Amazon spokeswoman stated in an e mail.
That is the third Amazon Go retailer now open in New York Metropolis.
The primary retailer opened three months in the past on Vesey Avenue. The second retailer is on Park Avenue.
All three shops settle for money.
The unique intention of Amazon Go was to be utterly cashless, with consumers merely strolling out and in of the shop by turnstiles, utilizing an Amazon app to buy objects like brewed espresso and espresso drinks in addition to grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, meal kits and different items.
Nonetheless, Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has confronted backlash from critics who contend that cashier-free shops discriminate towards individuals with out financial institution accounts or bank cards. Amazon subsequently has agreed that each one Go shops would settle for money.
In New York, a retailer worker utilizing a cell gadget can help individuals who wish to pay in money.
The brand new location at 53rd and Lexington spans 1,450 sq. toes and supply meals from native distributors like Dominique Ansel, Magnolia Bakery, Ess-a-Bagel, Epicured, Bien Cuit, Hale & Hearty, and Terranova Bakery.
Amazon is also providing chef-designed meal kits, which embrace components that enable customers to make a meal for 2 in about half-hour.
The Jeff Bezos-led firm received into the meal equipment area by way of its $13.7 billion acquisition of Complete Meals again in 2017.
“We’re hiring for Amazon Go in New York Metropolis,” the spokeswoman added. The shop presently is searching for candidates for 4 positions.
Additionally on Tuesday, Amazon opened a Go retailer at Embarcadero Middle in San Francisco. Thee further Amazon Go shops are within the works as effectively — one in Seattle and two in Chicago.
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