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Smartphone Checkouts Hitting More Walmarts

Reuters | Jessica Wohl | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology

By Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it is tripling the number of U.S. stores in a pilot program that lets shoppers sca...

Walmart Puts The Scanner In Your Hand

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Money

By Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a system that would allow shoppers to scan items using their iPhones and then pay at a s...

Cashier or Smartphone: Which Do You Prefer?

Phil Lempert | Posted 06.03.2012 | Technology
Phil Lempert

Most consumers would rather have a competent cashier and bagger than self-checkout lanes. After all, it's the ending to our shopping trip and common s...

Humans Taking Machines' Jobs, In Supermarkets

Posted 11.26.2011 | Technology

By Stephanie Reitz, The Associated Press MANCHESTER, Conn. -- When Keith Wearne goes grocery shopping, checking out with a cashier is worth the few...

Supermarkets Nix Self-Checkout

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 11.26.2011 | Food

By STEPHANIE REITZ, Associated Press MANCHESTER, Conn. — When Keith Wearne goes grocery shopping, checking out with a cashier is worth the few ex...

Five Ways New Technologies Are Changing Stores And Shopping

Daily Finance | Mercedes Cardona | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At last year's annual WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit, the talk was all about recession and inventory control. But at this year's gathering in New Yor...