Massachusetts Supermarket Chain Big Y To Remove Self Checkout

Sept. 16, 2011

Springfield, Mass.-based grocer Big Y will remove self checkout from its 58 stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut due to a review of time spent by customers, according to The Republican in Springfield, Mass. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: This is not the only supermarket chain to cancel self checkout, but the general trend is in favor of self checkout.

New technologies take time to perfect.

Another new item in today’s VendingMarketWatch reports that two major department stores are testing kiosks and digital signage. 09-16-11 by Elliot Maras