Amazon launched its first Amazon Go store on the ground floor of a building in its sprawling Seattle headquarters. Shoppers simply walk out of the store after scanners add up the purchases, send them to an app and have it deducted from their account. See what else the disruptive location has in store.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a South Dakota case this term that could reset the balance between online and physical store sellers by requiring taxation of goods sold by out-of-state merchants. However the high court rules, it will have a dramatic effect on retail and ecommerce taxation for years to come.