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Amazon Cashierless Go Stores Could Locate in Airports

Amazon has reportedly inquired about installing its cashierless Go stores at several US airports. The company has asked for meetings with managers at LA and San Jose international airports and received a positive response.

Amazon was trying to figure out how to get into airports and assigned a business development employee to the task. Officials said that Amazon would have to go through the same competitive bid process as any company to become a concessionaire, however.

It’s not clear how profitable Amazon Go could be at airports. Employees would need security clearances, and retail space tends to be at a premium. What’s more, airports are often publicly run, so all of the terms and conditions would be publicly available — something that Amazon may not be crazy about.

Even if it runs at a loss, however, it could be well worth it. It would gain an opportunity to expose Go to travelers that might otherwise never experience it. You’ll be able to build broad awareness just being in a dozen of the best airports.

David Novakhttps://www.gadgetgram.com
For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology.His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show.His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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