Amazon is opening its own grocery store in 2020

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Amazon will be opening a new, full-size grocery store in a neighborhood of Los Angeles, and it won’t be under the Whole Foods brand, the company confirmed to CNET this morning.

Job listings describe the store, which will be in Woodland Hills, California, as “Amazon’s first grocery store.” Amazon also told CNET that the store won’t use the company’s cashierless checkout technology from its Amazon Go stores, so it seems this grocery chain will have new Amazon branding.

The Wall Street Journal first reported on a new chain of Amazon grocery stores in March, and the report said the new chain would offer “a different variety of products” at a “lower price point” than Whole Foods. In October, the publication reported that the first stores in…

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