Robot Revolution: Amazon’s Move Signals End of Line for Many Cashiers

Robot Revolution By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER June 17, 2017 Imagine this scene from the future: You walk into a store and are greeted by name, by a computer with facial recognition that directs you to the items you need. You peruse a small area — no chance of getting lost or...

Economic Trends: The Amazon-Walmart Showdown That Explains the Modern Economy

Economic Trends By NEIL IRWIN June 16, 2017 With Amazon buying the high-end grocery chain Whole Foods, something retail analysts have known for years is now apparent to everyone: The online retailer is on a collision course with Walmart to try to be the predominant...