Amazon brings its cashierless tech to two Whole Foods stores

  • Amazon is launching its cashierless technology at two Whole Foods stores that are scheduled to open next year.
  • The company has deployed the “Just Walk Out” technology to a growing number of store formats, including at several Fresh grocery stores and in its Go convenience stores.

Amazon is bringing its automated checkout technology to a pair of Whole Foods stores, the company announced Wednesday, marking the latest test of the grab-and-go system in a full-size supermarket.

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Southport Corridor Changes into 2018

Whether you are new to the area or a long-time resident, one thing is for certain: nothing is permanent except change. So if you can’t keep up with all of the changes happening to Chicago’s Southport Corridor, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Here is a summary of what to expect into 2018:
  1. Kai Sushi is coming to 3819 N. Southport
  2. Digits Nail Salon has closed, new nail salon coming in
  3. Capital One Cafe is now open
  4. Ivivva by Lululemon is closed. Space currently for lease
  5. Rise Sushi and Galleria Liquors will be replaced by this Transit Oriented Development (TOD), Chase Bank and Chipotle could be possible tenants
  6. Taco Bell and an auto body shop on Addison by Wrigley Field will be replaced by new developments
  7. 1035 W. Addison to be redeveloped
  8. The former Blue Bayou space is for lease
  9. Tied House is coming to the former Harmony Grill location
  10. Paperchase is coming to Southport Avenue
  11. Leahy and Ladue is closed, 312 Real Estate Office is now open
  12. Venus Restaurant is coming from The Mercury Theater in Cullen\s former space
  13. Mint Julep is now closed, national retail coming in
  14. A new mixed-use TOD development is under under construction at 3334 N. Southport Avenue
  15. Basics Salon at 3542 N. Southport is currently for lease or for redevelopment in 2019-2020
  16. Target has opened in the former Whole Foods space on Ashland
  17. Large-scale mixed-use development coming to 1356 W. Wellington Avenue with an American Mattress store (stalled)
  18. Addison & Clark development is underway; Shake Shack, Cinemex Movie Theater, Harley Davidson and Lucky Strike will be anchor tenants
  19. Hotel Zachery with Big Star Chicago, McDonald’s and several other restaurants coming to Wrigleyville
  20. Cafe Tola is expanding into the Sweet Sensations former space
  21. Bow Truss Coffee Roasters was coming to Southport & Belmont (But who knows what will happen now)
  22. F.I.S.H. Poke Bar, Milk Money, Blue Crown Wings, Mac Royale and Melt 35 delivery/pickup only kitchen have all closed at 3208-10 N. Southport, space for lease
  23. FlatTop Grill former space is for lease

The @allegrocoffee bar is getting ready at @wholefoodschi for their grand opening today! ☕️ (at Whole Foods Market)

The @allegrocoffee bar is getting ready at @wholefoodschi for their grand opening today! ☕️ (at Whole Foods Market)

Target moving into Whole Foods Lakeview location Fall 2017

Crain’s Chicago Business has reported that Target will be moving into Whole Foods current space at 3300 N. Ashland this upcoming fall. From the rendering, it looks like CVS Pharmacy could be joining as well. As you know, Whole Foods is moving a block south on March 22.

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A Detailed Look at Whole Food Lakeview Chicago

As we know, Whole Foods is coming to the intersection of Belmont, Ashland and Lincoln in Chicago, and will be the second largest Whole Foods in Chicago.  Take a detailed look at the plans for the store.  What are your thoughts?

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