self checkout

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self checkout

A customer-operated point-of-sale (POS) station. Also called a "self-scanning checkout," customers pay for and bag their own merchandise without interacting with a human cashier, although a support person is typically nearby and available.

The station includes a touchscreen display, barcode scanner, weighing scale, credit card reader and cash reader and deposit unit. After the customer scans the item's barcode, the item is placed in the bag, which is hanging on a scale. If the weight of the additional item does not jive with the item just scanned, the customer is asked to rescan it, otherwise an alarm will notify the attendant. See point of sale.
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A shopper using a self-service checkout as Asda, in Newtown Road, requested cash back but then left without taking the money.
So, next time you're in a shop or a station, would you rather use the self-service checkout or would you rather be served by a human being?
The 46-year-old paid at a self-service checkout but did not want to shell out for a bag.
TESCO is revamping its self-service checkout machines in a move that will bring to an end the dreaded "unexpected item in the bagging area" phrase.
TESCO is revamping its self-service checkout machines in a move that will bring to an end to the dreaded "unexpected item in the bagging area" phrase.
An evergreening strategy is in place for replacement of self-service checkout systems, automatic sortation units, hardware/software, data network infrastructure, network servers, as well as storage and back-up equipment which support library business applications, web, online and wireless public services.
The theft happened on August 14 when he walked through a self-service checkout without paying for eight cans of beer.
SHOPPERS who took cash from a self-service checkout are being hunted by police.
In addition, Asda and InComm continue to lead the way in developing this category by launching gift cards in the self-service checkout areas of stores.
WAREHOUSE worker John Brown bought a 69p loaf of bread from a self-service checkout at Asda.
When I was in London two years ago, I had my first encounter with a self-service checkout in Tesco, and I had clearly been in Bahrain too long as I found the notion laughable as it places an enormous amount of trust in the competency of the customer.
Wozza decided to help himself to free booze and cheese as he used his local store's self-service checkout.