February 4, 2014

ShopRite is piloting a program that takes shoppers beyond the traditional checkout lines and self-checkout lanes and enables them to check out from their smart phones.

March 21, 2013

Late last year, Walmart rolled out the pilot program for a new mobile initiative called "Scan & Go" to 70 stores in the Atlanta and Bentonville, Ark. areas, where the company is based. Now, the mass merchandise retailer is expanding the program after a successful test run.

October 16, 2012

A recent study showed that supermarkets generate high satisfaction among their shoppers. Supermarkets scored an average of 4.47 on a five-point satisfaction scale (where five is the highest), according to the "2012 U.S. Supermarket Experience Study" conducted by the Retail Feedback Group.

August 28, 2012

Self-checkout technology continues to rise in importance at retailers in North America, according to a new study by IHL Group.

September 15, 2011

Big Y is saying "so long," to its self-service checkout lanes at its stores, according to published reports.

August 24, 2011

Winn-Dixie has selected IBM point-of-sale and self-checkout technology to help transform customer service, speed innovation and increase the operational efficiency of 484 Winn-Dixie store locations and other store formats across the southeastern United States, IBM reported.

July 12, 2011

Supervalu on Monday issued a clarification that its Albertsons banners are not removing any self-checkout lanes from their stores.

July 8, 2011

Albertsons is pulling the plug on its self-checkout units, which will be replaced by standard "H" lanes or express lanes, the grocer has confirmed.

June 24, 2011

Stop & Shop opened a new store in Andover, Mass., on Friday, the company said.

April 22, 2011

About one month after launching a mobile application that syncs customers' loyalty cards to provide access to online accounts, Stop & Shop is forging ahead with new technology, according to published reports.

January 18, 2011

A mobile shopping platform has inked a deal with an expert and adviser to the payments industry.

January 10, 2011

Fujitsu on Monday unveiled its latest checkout technology at the National Retail Federation trade show and also said that supermarket giant Kroger currently is evaluating the new technology in a limited number of its stores to boost the retailer's Advanced Checkout areas.