Amazon reimagines retail with quirky experiments on Seattle Streets
Tue, Feb 14, 2017 - 5:50 AM
The Treasure Truck roams the streets of Seattle, retrofitted with carnival-style lights and signs. Customers pick up items offered during flash sales, ranging from wild mahi-mahi steaks, paddle boards and Nintendo consoles, through the Amazon mobile app.
ON A busy stretch of road in this city's Ballard neighbourhood, a curious new grocery store is taking shape - and so begins another effort by Amazon to use the residents of its hometown as guinea pigs.
Workers are finishing up a driveway with a series of parking stalls,...