The system will free up workers who handle check-ins and check-outs
to assist with new programming or provide other services.
9am: I arrive at my offices on Allerton Road, where my staff and I have a morning meeting to review yesterday's completed check-ins, check-outs
and inventories, and go through any issues we have encountered.
Guests also enjoy late check-outs
, morning newspapers, check cashing privileges up to $300 and access to special customer service for reservations and information.
DiscoBoy, alias Lee Marshall (right), and Speedo Shy rocking the Asda check-outs
before a security guard stepped in
However, she was told the branch had to follow orders from head office to stock painkillers at check-outs
And Asda boss Brian Sichi put his own plan into action to repel the invaders, who had planned to waste so much time at his check-outs
that real customers would - theoretically, anyway - get so fed up waiting they'd go back to Safeway.
Every item in store has had its exact weight entered into a computer, allowing the check-out
to tell exactly what has gone into the bag and cutting down any risk of theft, according to Sainsbury's.
Researchers also looked at how much shelf space stores gave to fruit compared with sweets and crisps, if stores had sweets at check-outs
and whether leaflets about healthy eating were available.
And shop assistants will have to put up with the telling faces glaring at them all day - the machines are placed at shop check-outs
Shoppers lose either way with the self-service check-out
When I first started on the check-outs
I even met a few customers who I'd delivered milk to in the past," said Popsy, who drove milk floats in a former job and during the 1960s also worked for a firm which used a horse and cart to deliver milk.
A YOUNG boy had a lucky escape after his arm got trapped in the conveyor belt of a supermarket check-out