Target announces changes to self-checkout lanes

By Iman Palm Source: Target is rolling out new changes to its self-checkout lanes that limit how many items customers can purchase. Beginning on March 17, express self-checkout lanes will debut at nearly 2,000 stores nationwide. The new lanes allow customers to purchase 10 items or less, the company [...]

2024-03-15T08:34:26-07:00March 15th, 2024|Tags: , |

Is Walmart Removing Self-Checkouts?

Source: Supermarket Guru It was reported that Walmart was removing self-checkouts in Maine and Massachusetts. Then it comes out that Walmart is not removing self-checkouts. That came out just yesterday. So we have this controversy going back and forth. But the interesting thing is what Walmart is trying to promote [...]

2024-01-02T08:52:26-08:00January 2nd, 2024|Tags: , |

Retailers appear to be facing a self-checkout reckoning

By Dominic Reuter Source: Business Insider Self-checkout may not be the money-saving "revolution" some retailers were hoping for. More than 30 years after the introduction of self-checkout and its promises of labor-cost savings, the tech has become ubiquitous in stores across the US. Now, retailers including Costco, Walmart, and Kroger [...]

2023-10-09T09:17:31-07:00October 5th, 2023|Tags: , |

Walmart is stripping some stores of self-checkout lanes and bringing back cashiers

By Dominick Reuter  Source: Insider Walmart is pulling self-checkout lanes from at least three stores, requiring shoppers to have an employee ring up their orders. Two stores in Albuquerque, New Mexico, were recently renovated to replace the checkout lanes, and changes to a third area store areslated to be finished [...]

2023-10-02T11:46:10-07:00October 2nd, 2023|Tags: , , |
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