TechWatch: Walmart Testings Scan As-You-Go Checkout ProgramWalmart is testing the next innovation in self-checkout. It's an iPhone app called Scan & Go. You scan and items as you put them in your cart while walking the aisle, then head to the self-checkout aisle where your list is already waiting to be paid for, meaning you are able to avoid both a checker and the scanning process at the bottleneck that is the checkout area.
Walmart Sued In SF Court Over Wheelchair Access To Self-CheckoutTwo East Bay wheelchair users and a disability service organization sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday for allegedly failing to provide accessible point-of-service machines.
Grocers Ditch Self-Checkout Lanes Over Customer Service, Shoplifting FearsRetail security experts have found theft — intentional or not — can be as much as five times higher with self-checkout than with human cashiers.
Donations Still Pouring In To Blue Star Moms After Grocery ScamDonations are still being sent to Blue Star Moms after word that they were victimized in a recent card reading scam at Lucky's Supermarket.
Card Readers Tampered With At Bay Area Lucky SupermarketsLucky Supermarkets has issued a warning to consumers after someone tampered with credit and debit card readers at several Bay Area Stores.