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Category: Self-Checkout


Self-Checkout, Tech

Shoppers have a love/hate relationship with self-checkouts

February 19, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Consumers are increasingly favoring self-checkout because of the perception that it can be faster than using a cashier. Frustrations, however, with the technology persist. A recent Wall Street Journal article — “Stores and Shoppers Agree: Self-Checkout Is Hard” — details […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

7-Eleven tests cashierless store at Texas HQ

February 7, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

The debut of the cashierless store is the latest tech component 7-Eleven has introduced into its operations. As the company notes in its announcement, the retailer launched its mobile checkout feature and the 7NOW delivery service. The company also announced […]


Others, Self-Checkout, Tech

7-Eleven launches cashierless store despite growing US ban on the format

February 6, 2020

Via: Charged

7-Eleven is piloting a cashierless store at its headquarters in Texas despite the increasing legislative crackdown on the format across the US. The 700sq ft pilot store is now open to employees, selling a range of the convenience store giants […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Self-Checkout, Tech

Shoppers spend less at Amazon Go than other convenience stores

July 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This analysis comes just after Amazon announced its plans to open more Amazon Go stores in Chicago and Seattle. Though the company’s physical store operations are relatively new, it appears to be in line with the shopping patterns of other […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go store in NYC is the 1st to take cash

May 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has taken flak for its cashless stores as cities address tensions among technology, merchant preferences and the fact that many shoppers, often those of low income, still typically pay in cash, out of necessity or privacy concerns. A spokesperson […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

Study: 73% of consumers want self-service technology

January 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

That shoppers may be starting to prefer self-service retail technologies is not surprising, as more retailers have begun to embrace smart, mobile and automated checkout systems. Consumers are getting more experience with such options, and they like what they see. […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go could generate $4.5B with plan for 3K stores

January 7, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The possibility of $4.5 billion in revenue is based on the potential for Amazon to open as many as 3,000 of these stores in the next few years. That number comes from a Bloomberg report from last September, which stated […]


Others, Self-Checkout, Tech

WSJ: Amazon reportedly testing cashierless technology architecture for larger stores

December 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Before Amazon opened its first Amazon Go store in Seattle last January, it tested the enabling technologies of its cashierless concept for months. The company reportedly delayed that store opening due to technology glitches that surfaced in test situations when […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

Retailers Re-Embrace Self-Checkout for a Quick Win

November 28, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Retail store leaders are facing three huge asks: Squeeze more productivity from the workforce, operationalize click and collect, and make shopping fast, fun and friction-free. Oh, and of course, move fast. Many retailers are scoring a quick win on all […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

7-Eleven pilots mobile checkout to let customers skip the line

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

7-Eleven seeks to make shopping at its convenience stores even easier with the Scan & Pay feature that relies on a variety of mobile technologies, including geofencing, QR code scanning and payments. Waiting in line and the checkout process are […]