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The benefits of self checkout

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Self-checkout allows you to scan, bag, and go at your own pace.

In today’s society, technology has changed the way of living for many people, making everyday tasks easier to manage. Self-checkout is an example of these changes technology has to offer. Self-checkout has become a convenient option for shoppers looking to change their shopping experience. Self-checkout offers several advantages for both customers and stores, making it a popular choice for many people.

Self-checkout offers efficiency allowing customers to quickly checkout when purchasing a few items.

Simon Escobar, a Target employee with four kids explains the benefits of self-checkout.

“The checkout process has made it easier because now guests can do it on their own and can get through the line much faster,” Escobar said.

Self-checkout leads to cost savings for stores by reducing the need for additional cashiers.

The website ITRetail dedicated to reviewing selling goods and services for grocers in a blog said, “With self-checkout lanes, you only need one employee to monitor several kiosks, so you won’t have to hire as many cashiers. This helps improve overall employee efficiency and reduces labor costs.”

Self-checkout gives customers control over their shopping experience; they can pack their items however they want increasing customer satisfaction.

Freshman Frankie Giraldo uses self-checkout on a daily basis.

“It makes customers have ownership of their items,” Giraldo said.

Self-checkout provides an opportunity for people to become comfortable with new technologies in a simple and accessible way.

Jessenia Amelia is a Target employee who enjoys self-checkout and is a strong believer in self-checkouts staying at all locations.

“It definitely knows how to problem solve and help guests quickly remove security tags and it’s pretty self-explanatory and can get the job done easily. I’m more comfortable with pricing and helping out guests quickly because of this new technology,” Amelia said.

Self-checkout offers several benefits for both customers and stores making it a valuable addition to the retail experience and is likely going to continue changing the retail experience in the many years to come.

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Andres Morales
Andres Morales, Staff Writer
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