[Ads-l] Word: Amazonification

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 2 10:21:53 UTC 2022

Source: New York Times
Article: Here Comes the Full Amazonification of Whole Foods
Author: Cecilia Kang
Date: Feb 28, 2022

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More than four years ago, Amazon bought Whole Foods for $13 billion.
Now the Amazonification of the grocery chain is physically complete,
as showcased by the revamped Whole Foods store in Glover Park.
The technology, known as Just Walk Out, consists of hundreds of
cameras with a God’s-eye view of customers. Sensors are placed under
each apple, carton of oatmeal and boule of multigrain bread. Behind
the scenes, deep-learning software analyzes the shopping activity to
detect patterns and increase the accuracy of its charges.
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