Category: Self-Checkout

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

How Amazon Go went from press release to a real live store

March 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

LAS VEGAS — Amazon Go is easily the most talked about retail initiative since the supercenter, and therefore fitting that it was also one of the most talked about presentations at Shoptalk Sunday. Amazon Go, the tech-laden convenience concept, debuted […]

Self-Checkout, Tech

Macy’s CEO outlines plans for mobile checkout

March 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Macy’s may soon join a list of several other big names in retail using mobile apps to accelerate the checkout process. That list of course includes Amazon, Walmart, Kroger and Starbucks, to name just a few. Depending on the eventual […]

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Is Amazon Go a model for retail of the future?

January 30, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Amazon Go opened its doors to the public last week and as promised, there were no cashiers or registers. Instead, items are automatically added to the shoppers’ virtual baskets using technology and hundreds of overhead cameras. But perhaps this model […]

Self-Checkout, Tech

Five Reasons To Start Implementing A Mobile Self-Checkout Solution Today

March 20, 2017

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

When you visit many retailers these days, it’s hard to ignore the fact that there are more self-checkout stations and fewer traditional cashiers. There’s a good reason for this transformation. While you may assume that young and middle-aged consumers are […]

Self-Checkout, Tech

Regional grocer offers the latest in mobile self-scanning technology

November 11, 2016

Via: Chain Store Age

Shoppers can skip the line and checkout on their phones at a new supermarket in San Luis Obispo At California Fresh Market, shoppers can download an app that lets them scan items’ barcodes to add to their purchase. Shoppers can […]

Self-Checkout, Tech

Sam’s Club rolls out scan-and-go mobile checkout to all stores

September 23, 2016

Via: Retail Dive

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s Sam’s Club warehouse membership unit now supports scan-and-go mobile checkout service in all of its 645 U.S. stores, according to the company’s website. While in the store, a shopper scans each item’s barcode through an application downloaded […]

Self-Checkout, Tech

Self-Service Checkouts Turn Us Into Shoplifters Unless We See Ourselves On Screen

August 11, 2016

Via: Consumerist

Let’s face it, shoppers: self-checkout is a common feature, and generally expanding to more retailers. It’s a global phenomenon, which is why researchers in Britain audited transactions to find out the “shrinkage” rate at self-checkouts in several countries, and how […]

Self-Checkout, Tech

Regional grocer improves customer experience with automation

June 3, 2016

Via: Retailing Today

By removing manual effort from the checkout and cash management processes in stores, Sunbury, Pennsylvania-based supermarket chain Weis Markets Inc. is making shopping easier. Weis Markets has signed an agreement with Balance Innovations to provide its vbScout self-checkout management solution […]

In-Store Media, Self-Checkout, Tech

How Retail Store Of The Future Holds Keys For Retail Shopping Trends

May 2, 2016

Via: The Retail Doctor Blog

Everyone is busy trying to understand and predict the future of shopping and of retail in particular. But too many retailers have their heads down ignoring any new development as pie-in-the-sky or not relevant to them. They just want to […]

Featured, Self-Checkout

Self-service checkouts – what are the risks and advantages?

February 29, 2016

Via: Olivia Foster

The self-service checkout machines and kiosks are an automated alternative to the human cashier system that is in use for quite a few years now in the retail business. Supporting various payment methods, these machines allow customers to go through […]