The First Black-Owned Autonomous Checkout Technology Grocery Store In The US Is Set To Launch

The Black-owned Nourish + Bloom Market is about to disrupt traditional grocery stores as it becomes the first minority-owned autonomous grocery store in the US.

It’s set to open on December 17th in Fayetteville, Georgia, featuring “frictionless shopping.”

This means that customers will be able to walk in, grab what they need, and leave without waiting in line or stopping to scan and pay, especially helpful in this “new normal” post-pandemic world.

They will simply have to scan a QR Code from Nourish + Bloom’s app that connects to their digital wallet and they can pay for the items that way.

Created by Jamie Michael and Jilea Hemmings – Nourish + Bloom Market aims to provide 24/7 access to healthy food while ensuring a convenient, enjoyable experience.

Anchored in the Nourish + Bloom market is considered “the bistro offering freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner items including sandwiches, salads, and healthy rice bowls.”

All products provided at the Market are reportedly made with the highest quality ingredients that are minimally processedThere are No GMO’s or High Fructose Corn Syrup included in any products.

“The future of grocery shopping is exciting,” Hemmings said in a press release. “Technology has transformed the way people shop, especially after Covid 19. 87% of consumers prefer to shop in stores with touchless or self-checkout options which create a more frictionless checkout experience.”

Abbianca Makoni

Abbianca Makoni is a content executive and writer at POCIT! She has years of experience reporting on critical issues affecting diverse communities around the globe.

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