In September 2000, the British government's Health and Safety Executive department issued "Supermarket Checkouts
and Musculoskeletal Disorders," a report with regulatory guidelines that looked at the then-current research linking the checkout
process to repetitive motion disorders among supermarket employees.
Using U-scan, I feel less frustration at checkout
because I don't have to wait while the checker daydreams or has a discussion with the person in front of me.
The question arises explicitly at the supermarket checkout
, but by the time we arrive there, we've already made the same or similar choices throughout the store.
NCR will be installing 10,000 SelfServ Checkout
lanes to more than 1,200 Walmart locations in the United States during 2013.
Of the 28 checkouts
, a sufficient 26 were operating.
Second, using a self-checkout
also seems to take more time than the manned checkout
So a bank of self-checkout
tills are installed in place of the row of cashiers, leaving (in my local Tesco Metro) two token manned checkouts
, doubtless still there to allow them to say they give customers a choice, at which are formed two of the most formidable queues you are likely to encounter anywhere on the high street.
Asda was next to bottom in the poll with just seven per cent of checkouts
snack-free, while Waitrose was top of the league with 96 per cent, according to The Food Commission.
There will always be a choice of checkouts
since Farmer Jack has expanded the total number of lanes to 18, six ACM and 12 conventional.
Six of the 10 checkouts
were open and queues were minimal.
A high proportion of these aborted checkouts
are due to user confusion, frustration, and the constraints of conventional click-wait-load HTML-based user interfaces.
The red seedless grapes were out of stock and only half the 18 checkouts