Self-checkout gives retailers the opportunity to upskill and redeploy their employees from front-end duties to services elsewhere in the store, says Bytes Managed Solutions.
Self-checkout converges the physical and digital to re-imagine the retail experience.
The app lets users scan items with their smartphones and check themselves out at an IBM self-checkout station.
This comes at a time when people are worried that jobs are evaporating as shoppers adjust to self-service.
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