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7-Eleven Japan Trials Holographic Contactless Self-checkout

“Customers at six 7-Eleven convenience stores in Tokyo, Japan, can now make cashless payments for their purchases by interacting with a holographic screen projected from a contactless self-checkout kiosk. The retail giant is piloting a system that enables customers to scan the products they wish to buy and then select their preferred payment method and […]
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Whole Foods Market Debuts Just Walk Out Shopping

“Amazon has finally brought Just Walk Out technology to its Whole Foods Market banner. The company has opened its first Whole Foods Market store — at 2323 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. in Washington, D.C.’s Glover Park neighborhood — with cashierless technology.”
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Zippin Checks In at JFK With Autonomous Checkout Technology

“Customers enter the store through a turnstile tapping their credit card as they enter and begin shopping by picking items off shelves. As they do, Zippin’s AI system automatically identifies the items and builds the customer’s virtual cart with the corresponding monetary value. When the customer leaves the store, the total amount spent is automatically […]
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Walmart Is Testing an All-self-checkout Supercenter in Plano

“Walmart is testing an all-self-checkout Supercenter in Plano at one of its biggest local stores and one where growing families can easily pile high a grocery cart. It’s calling the process “hosted checkout” because employees are standing by to help if customers need it. Kroger has been testing all self-checkout at a small urban store […]
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7-Eleven Expands Mobile Checkout Feature to Thousands of US Stores

“Check this out. No, really. 7-Eleven, Inc. has expanded its new Mobile Checkout contactless shopping solution to an additional 2,500+ stores across the U.S. Using the 7-Eleven app, customers can quickly scan items and pay for purchases without ever standing in a checkout line. Mobile Checkout is now available in more than 3,000 participating 7-Eleven stores in 32 states […]