Recent Question/Assignment

Course: E-commerce.
Word limit : 300 words.
Due date: May 13, 2018 @ 11:55 pm (MST-Canada)
Assignment Description:
After watching and reading the associated articles on
Amazon Go (150 words) :
https://www.amazon.com/b?node=16008589011
and
Alibaba's Hema supermarket (150 words) :
http://www.alizila.com/hema-supermarket-offers-shoppers-new-retail-experience/
please post a short summary of what you think the impact of these two new ventures will be in the e-commerce space.
Your summary must include at least the following (not in any particular order):
Business models used
How the two ventures compare to one another (i.e. advantages and disadvantages)
The type of technology required
Potential barriers to market entry
Potential scalability
You may want to refer to the eight unique features of e-commerce technology (text pgs. 12-16)-(Please see attachment) to help you think about each of these points.
Given the low word count restriction I've placed on this posting, keep your analysis at a high-level and try not to go down into the 'weeds' so to speak.