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Starbucks Pickup with AmazonGo Midtown Manhattan

Amazon, Starbucks Launch New Concept with Midtown Location

Amazon and Starbucks said Thursday they had launched a new store concept, opening a Starbucks Pickup with Amazon Go location in Midtown Manhattan. Located at 59th Street between Park & Lexington avenues, the store utilizes the order-ahead feature in the Starbucks app and Amazon Go’s Just Walk Out technology alongside a modernized lounge.  

“Our goal with this new store concept is to give our customers the ability to choose which experience is right for them as they go through their day, whether it is utilizing the Starbucks and Amazon apps to purchase food and beverages on the go, or deciding to stay in the lounge for the traditional third place experience Starbucks is known for,” said Katie Young, SVP of global growth and development at Starbucks.  

The Seattle-based retailers plan to open more such stores in 2022, including one in the New York Times Building at 620 Eighth Ave. 


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