Safety concerns lead to temporary closure of a downtown Seattle Amazon Go store

Aug 11, 2022
Written by WR Communications

Nick Statt / The Verge


Amazon confirmed in an email to The Puget Sound Business Journal that it has temporarily closed its Amazon Go store at 4th and Pike “for the safety of our store employees, customers, [and] third-party vendors.” The email added that Amazon hopes to reopen the store when the public safety situation improves in the neighborhood. Amazon first opened the store in 2021.

In March, Amazon announced that it was pulling its employees out of the former Macy’s building downtown, citing concern for the safety of its employees.


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