Sure, why not?
Headline: Wal-Mart and Google team up on voice-activated shopping, challenging Amazon
“Yo, Google, order me up some paper towels, some sandwich bags, a pack of AA batteries and a set of battery cables.”
“Yessir, boss, coming right up. You wanna pick ’em up or have ’em delivered?”
“Today, consumers want to spend the least amount of time shopping for the products they care least about,” said Brendan Witcher, a retail analyst at Forrester Research. “For commoditized products, this is really the future of shopping.”
And recurring purchases, such as of groceries and household staples, are especially ripe for voice shopping because voice assistants will have stored a customer’s prior orders, said Brendan Miller, a principal analyst at Forrester.
It’s a brave new world, innit?