retail news in context, analysis with attitude

• Indiana-based c-store chain Ricker’s announced that it is rolling out new frictionless checkout technology - it described it as “a hybrid of mobile pay and AmazonGo” - to customers in 58 of its stores there. The technology comes from a company called Skip, which “reduces the speed of checkout from an average of 60 seconds to an instant pay-and-go action controlled by the customer.”
KC's View: