On the heels of our recent post about Amazon Go, it's worth noting this automated convenience stores powered by WeChat. There's no checkout. Instead, customers scan QR codes to enter the store, select products, then pay using their WeChat mobile wallets.
How soon we'll see this sort of thing in the US is anyone's guess, but it can't be that far off.
Indeed, it's actually not tremendously different than using Apple's Store app at Apple locations, where you can walk in, scan an item and walk out.
Except that BingoBox has, you know, junk food. Hard not to love that.
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