Tesco, among other British grocers, is working to bring cashierless shopping to the public in the age of Amazon Go. In other retail news, buy buttons have become so ubiquitous on eCommerce sites that the average shopper might not even notice them. And in consumer finance news, banks and credit unions benefit from the fact that most people like their banks, as these institutions fend off challenges from upstarts. All this, Today In Data.
2018: The year the first Amazon Go location opened in Seattle.
91 percent: Share of consumers who say their primary financial institutions meet their needs.
88 percent: Share of consumers who don’t see a reason to switch to other financial institutions.
51.7 percent: Share of merchants who supported a single buy button option in Q2 2019.
25 percent: Share of travel and hospitality sites that offer Amazon Pay.