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Store Dumps Self-Checkout Lanes

One of the nation's major grocery store chains is eliminating self-checkout lanes in an effort to encourage more human contact with its customers. Albertsons LLC, which operates 217 stores in seven Western and Southern states, will eliminate all self-checkout lanes in the 100 stores that have them and will replace them with standard or express lanes, a spokeswoman said. But this doesn't affect Washington or Idaho Albertsons stores/Tom Sowa, Office Hours. More here.

Question: Do you regularly use self-checkout lanes?




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