Report: Amazon tests delivery lockers in stores in Seattle and New York

New York City -- Amazon is testing robotic delivery lockers that people can use to receive items they order from the website, according to published reports.

Wired magazine reported online that the company was conducting the tests in Seattle and New York at Rite Aid and 7-Eleven stores, as well as other locations. The new service would allow people to select a locker location for delivery and then go to retrieve their items automatically using a six-digit code.

Rite Aid spokesman Eric Harkreader told Drug Store News that a "handful" of Rite Aid stores were participating in the test, though he could not offer additional details.

"To speculate beyond the test, I think, would be premature," he said.