Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress’ review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week.

Amazon just launched a cashier-free convenience store: Natt Garun at The Verge reports that Amazon has opened its first grocery store without lines or checkout counters in Seattle. Amazon Go, lets shoppers grab the items they want and leave. Amazon Go works by using computer vision and sensors to detect what items you’re taking out of the store and charging them to your Amazon account. Continue reading…

Amazon’s Music Unlimited family plan comes to the UK: Matt Brian at Engadget reports that Amazon’s Music Unlimited has extended its subscription to include a Family option which costs £15 a month or £149 for a full year and allows up to six people to stream to their heart’s content. Amazon customers now have four plans to choose from. Continue reading…

Amazon’s Snowmobile will let you upload stuff by the truckload – literally: Alex Hearn at The Guardian reports on the AWS Snowmobile, a large truck carrying a shipping container which holds a mobile data centre that can store up to 100 petabytes (100 million gigabytes) of information.Drive it up to your own data centre, plug it in with a fibre connection, fill it up and let it go. Continue reading…

Plymouth businessman holds Amazon drivers hostage in bizarre delivery stand-off: Alex at The Herald reports on the story of Dean Smith who took the keys of a delivery truck after missing the 10.00am delivery of his £400 mattress from Amazon. The 44-year-old businessman took the keys of the delivery truck and refused to return them until his mattress, which was due to be driven back to a warehouse, was handed over. Police arrived at the screen and ordered the shocked delivery drivers to deliver the goods. Continue reading…

eBay Branded Packaging now available in the UK: Chris Dawson at Tamebay reports that eBay, in partnership with SwiftPak branded supplies, have launched high-quality, competitively-priced eBay-branded packaging. That means it’s easier to give buyers the full eBay experience when they shop. eBay branded packaging is already available in the US. Continue reading…

And finally…

The story of how Hatchimals might help free a man from prison. Continue reading…

Have a great weekend!