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Self-checkout encourages shoplifting, but stores love it anyway

A a recent review of shoplifting offenders, 72% said that self-checkout made theft easy to very easy; only 8% answered it made shoplifting more difficult......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2019

What"s Will Smith doing in the Target checkout aisle? Just skyping with shoppers

You know those video screens at the self-service checkout lanes in Target stores? Target uses them for security and sometimes to display promotions, giving shoppers something to watch while they're scanning groceries. But sometimes somebody is watc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2019

The best and worst things to buy at the dollar store

Love them or hate them, dollar stores have become mainstays of the retail landscape, offering bargains that may be a dollar or more (as inflation tugs prices upwards). At their best, dollar stores offer items l.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 1st, 2019

Superlo adds self-checkout

Here are some truths we know about the Superlo at Spottswood: Folks love their fried chicken. The checkout experience is the most hassle-free of any grocery store in town. According to Randy Stepherson, president of Superlo, the Superlo Spottswoo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2019

Love a discount? Here"s how to save at 20 popular stores

How to save at 20 popular stores.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 17th, 2019

Walmart uses AI camera tech to track checkout theft at 1,000 stores

Walmart's early use of AI at its stores isn't just for the sake of convenience. The retailer has confirmed to Business Insider that it's using camera-based computer vision tech.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 23rd, 2019

After massive Target outage, some stores say registers running again

Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving store.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 15th, 2019

Walmart: Checkout carousels at U.S. stores to include reusable bags

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 10th, 2019

Here are 10 items or less about stores trying to get rid of checkout lines

It’s one part of shopping that both retailer.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMar 22nd, 2019

Higher store investments to hit Dollar General profit, shares fall 10 pct

Dollar General Corp will plow back a part of its 2019 profit to revamp its supply chain and add self-checkout lanes at its stores as it competes with online grocers and U.S. chains Walmart Inc and Kroger Co......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

Sorry, Amazon. Philadelphia becomes the first major US city to ban cashless stores

They say cash is king and in the City of Brotherly Love, it's about to reign supreme, as Philadelphia bans cashless stores. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2019

Sorry Amazon! Philadelphia becomes first major US city to ban cashless stores

They say cash is king and in the City of Brotherly Love, it's about to reign supreme, as Philadelphia bans cashless stores. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 8th, 2019

Retail"s Other Problem: Too Few Clerks in the Store

Many of America’s biggest retailers, under assault from Amazon, have been slashing staff even faster than they have been closing stores, a dynamic that has left fewer clerks and longer checkout lines......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 30th, 2018

Nordstrom Rack apologizes after falsely accusing 3 black men of theft

Nordstrom Rack’s president is apologizing after staff at one of his stores falsely accused three black teens of shoplifting. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 8th, 2018

We visited Target and TJ Maxx to see which store offered a better shopping experience — and the winner was clear

Business Insider/Mary Hanbury Target and TJ Maxx shoppers love these stores because of the treasure-hunt shopping experience that they provide. Both are known f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2018

We visited TJ Maxx and Target to see which store offered a better shopping experience — and the winner was clear

Business Insider/Mary Hanbury Target and TJ Maxx shoppers love these stores because of the treasure-hunt shopping experience that they provide. Both are known f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2018

Amazon's checkout-free Amazon Go stores coming to San Francisco and Chicago

Amazon will open two more of its checkout-free stores, in San Francisco and Chicago, after opening the.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 14th, 2018

Amazon to open checkout-free stores in Chicago and San Francisco

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is bringing its grocery store without checkout lines to Chicago and San Francisco, the company said in a statement this week, confirming reports it will expand the concept beyond its pilot in Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 15th, 2018

Macy"s CEO says plans to roll out mobile checkout to all stores by end of year

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 16th, 2018

6 Amazon products celebrity makeup artists swear by

Theo Wargo/Getty Even professional makeup artists love to buy products online instead of shopping at physical stores. Kel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 27th, 2018

Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc's automated grocery shop, six people familiar with the matter told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2018