Report: Meijer testing automated checkout from NCR

New York -- Meijer is testing an automated system that speeds up the checkout process at its store in Jenison, Mich. The system, from NCR, automatically scans merchandise. It became available customers on April 3, according to MichiganLive.

As shoppers place merchandise on a conveyor belt, the items are scanned, and then sent to one of three collection areas, where customers bag them.

The system is not self-service in that a cashier manages the register and helps customers with any questions or issues that come up during the checkout process.

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