Category: Self-Checkout

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly picks 2 Chicago sites for Go stores

June 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The Tribune report points out that the 110-story Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is visited each day by about 25,000 workers and tourists and is undergoing a $500 million renovation of its lower-level retail spaces. It’s also about two […]

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go has lessons for physical retail

March 28, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

While retailers always keeps one eye on Amazon at all times, how does the industry react at the announcement of the giant marketplace opening a new brick-and-mortar location? As the physical Amazon story continues to unfold, Kurt Heinemann, chief marketing […]

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 […]

Others, Self-Checkout, Tech

How Lowe’s Can Use Robots To Increase Human-To-Human Face Time

February 22, 2017

Via: Forbes

Lowe’s Home Improvement recently announced layoffs as a part of an effort to “overhaul its staffing model.” The cuts, which will constitute less than one percent of the total staff, come in the context of a reshuffling of responsibilities, which […]

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 […]