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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

Hobby Lobby defies shutdown orders, reopens some stores

"I used to love working for this company, but since this pandemic I've seen how callous and irresponsible it has been," said an employee in Ohio......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 1st, 2020

Hobby Lobby defies shutdown orders, reopens some stores

"I used to love working for this company, but since this pandemic I've seen how callous and irresponsible it has been," said an employee in Ohio......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 1st, 2020

Pick ’n Save, Metro Market emphasize contact-free checkout

Pick ’n Save and Metro Market stores will offer contactless checkout services as a measure to protect health and safety during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The grocery stores, part of Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) subsidiary Roundy’s Supermarkets I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Apple scraps curbs on online buyers of iPhones amid virus outbreak

Apple has dropped a two-device limit on online purchases of iPhones, a check of its web stores showed on Monday, just days after changing the checkout procedure amid a coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 23rd, 2020

Amazon launches business selling automated checkout to retailers

Amazon.com Inc on Monday is set to announce a new business line selling the technology behind its cashier-less convenience stores to other retailers, the company told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 9th, 2020

A Glimpse Of Amazon"s First Full-Size Grocery Store With No Checkout Cash

Amazon.com, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) vision of creating the future of grocery stores with no checkout lanes became a reality Tuesday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 25th, 2020

Paris shops feel the pinch as virus keeps Chinese tourists away

For some shopkeepers in Paris, home to prestigious stores where Chinese tourists love to splurge, an abrupt drop-off in visitors as China tries to contain a fast-spreading coronavirus health crisis is hitting hard......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2020

Love"s Plans Up To 40 New Stores, 3,000 Parking Spots In 2020

Love's Travel Stops' growth plans this year are in line to slightly more aggressive than those of 2019 and 2018. In a prepared statement Thursda.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 17th, 2020

Americans Love 7-Eleven and Wawa More Than Walmart: Report

Convenience stores across the United States saw a rise in revenue and the number of outlets over the last decade, CNN reported on Sunday, citing data from the National Association of Convenience Stores. What Happened Accord.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 13th, 2020

New "retail holiday" encourages shoppers to use their gift cards

When it comes to "retail holidays," shoppers already hit the stores en masse on Black Friday, Super Saturday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, and even National Returns Day. But now merchants have launched a new retail holiday, one designe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

Shop on Black Friday? REI encourages shoppers to #OptOutside instead

REI is keeping its stores closed on Black Friday – considered one of the biggest shopping days of the year – as part of its #OptOut.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 29th, 2019

Inside Home Depot"s efforts to stop a growing theft problem

Home Depot and other retailers have seen an increase of theft at their stores. This is not shoplifting, it's a bigger problem known as organized retail crime......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 22nd, 2019

Home Depot struggles with a serious, violent theft problem

Home Depot and other retailers have seen an increase of theft at their stores. This is not shoplifting, it's a bigger problem known as organized retail crime......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 22nd, 2019

Home Depot struggles with a serious, violent theft problem

Home Depot and other retailers have seen an increase of theft at their stores. This is not shoplifting, it's a bigger problem known as organized retail crime......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 22nd, 2019

Wacky Japan tech gadgets, from a shoe odorizer to a foot massager

On a recent trip to Japan, we checked out some unusual products not sold here in stores. We love the LG Styler, but who has electricity .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 19th, 2019

"It’s time to fight for life outdoors": REI encourages shoppers to #OptOutside on Black Friday

REI will close its stores on Black Friday – considered one of the biggest shopping days of the year – as part of its .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 23rd, 2019

These 32 Stores Are Getting Rid of Cashiers and Checkout Lanes

Checkout lines are already under attack by Amazon, but may vanish entirely if stores get their way......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 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