Amazon is expanding and refining its plans to open grocery stores under its own brand:
“According to the Hngry food retailing blog, plans Amazon has filed with the City of Los Angeles indicate a brick-and-mortar store it intends to open in Woodland Hills, Calif. will include a dedicated ‘microfulfillment’ section. Microfulfillment centers are small, warehouse-style spaces located within stores that use robotic technology to automatically pick and retrieve products. Automation allows a much greater density of products than can normally be stored in a contained space.”
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