Amazon Go Amazon Go allows ‘just walk out’ retail using the Amazon Go app for checkout-free shopping.

SAN FRANCISCO—Everyone is talking about how Amazon is turning retail on its head and what it will mean for the future of brick and mortar retail. Home building professionals at PCBC 2018 learned more about this disruption in the session, Retail Realities in the Age of Amazon, led by Garrick Brown, national retail research director and vice president of Cushman & Wakefield. In the first of a two-part exclusive, GlobeSt.com covers the history of e-commerce and some of the positives in the current retail market.