Amazon Go's Just Walk Out - Failure Museum

Amazon Go’s “Just Walk Out”

Launched in 2016 and discontinued in 2024, Amazon gave up on the cashier-less "Just Walk Out" technology at its Amazon Fresh grocery stores. New stores will be built without computer-vision-powered surveillance technology, and "the majority" of exis ...

Rite Aid - Failure Museum

Rite Aid

In 2023, Rite Aid filed for bankruptcy as was overwhelmed by $4 billion in debt and faced more than a thousand opiod-related lawsuits. Yet its business has been deteriorating for years as it struggled to compete against larger companies like CVS, Am ...

Zulily - Failure Museum


Zulily, an online retailer dedicated to offering consumers low prices, is one of Amazon’s victims after peaking at a $7B valuation. Zulily struggled to meet customer expectations for shipping times, among other issues, as it competed against Amazon ...

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Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath & Beyond spent $11.8B to buy its own shares instead of using cash flow to invest in the business leading to it's demise in 2023