Walmart Experiments With Mobile Checkout System

People scan items via smartphone, pay at self-service kiosk

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 1, 2012 5:56 AM CDT

(Newser) – Eight-track tapes, dial-up modems, and ... checkout lines? Walmart is working on turning the latter into another remnant of the past with a mobile phone-based scan-and-pay system, reports the Wall Street Journal. Called "Scan and Go," the new system would allow shoppers to scan...   Read full story »

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