SOMEof the ECHO''s readers were right to be concerned over some supermarkets increasing the numbers of self-scanning checkout
terminals for the obvious purpose of reducing staffing costs.
The two self-checkout options garnering the most attention were handheld portable scanners and self-scanning checkout
Because time is an important commodity to them, they are eager for stores to install self-scanning checkout
lanes, which they believe will speed up payment at the front end.
The remodeling adds additional natural and organic products, international food, an expanded bakery and additional self-scanning checkout
Some stores are reporting a 10% to 12% increase in sales for consumers using the self-scanning checkout
Perhaps the most vital issue to suppliers that rely heavily on front-end displays is the self-scanning checkout
The FMI technology report noted that there are two main types of self-checkout systems in use today: self-scanning checkout
lanes and handheld scanners that shoppers can carry with them as they move through the store.
Not all of this theft is conducted at self-scanning checkouts
. Some of the loss is due to store employees who do not scan certain items, either by accident or on purpose.
She won't use an ATM to get cash, for she only likes dealing with real humans, so the concept of self-scanning checkouts
is completely alien to her.
"Most stores were either unaffected or able to use their self-scanning checkouts
, which were not affected by the computer glitch.
are already commonplace in our supermarkets.
For example, the company has moved aggressively to install self-scanning checkouts
in its stores, ending the fiscal year with over 4,600 units operating in 1,100 stores.