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Self Checkout

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

TechWatch: Walmart Testings Scan As-You-Go Checkout Program

Walmart 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.

09/04/2012

A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Walmart Sued In SF Court Over Wheelchair Access To Self-Checkout

Two 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.

07/25/2012

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Grocers Ditch Self-Checkout Lanes Over Customer Service, Shoplifting Fears

Retail security experts have found theft — intentional or not — can be as much as five times higher with self-checkout than with human cashiers.

04/09/2012

Customers using the self-checkout at a Lucky supermarket. (CBS)

Donations Still Pouring In To Blue Star Moms After Grocery Scam

Donations are still being sent to Blue Star Moms after word that they were victimized in a recent card reading scam at Lucky’s Supermarket.

12/28/2011

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Card Readers Tampered With At Bay Area Lucky Supermarkets

Lucky Supermarkets has issued a warning to consumers after someone tampered with credit and debit card readers at several Bay Area Stores.

11/23/2011

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