NPR logo

Self-Checkout at Stores, Restaurants On the Rise

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1360455/1360456" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Self-Checkout at Stores, Restaurants On the Rise

Business

Self-Checkout at Stores, Restaurants On the Rise

Self-Checkout at Stores, Restaurants On the Rise

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1360455/1360456" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Highlighting a growing trend, Home Depot installs automated checkout lanes in more than half of its 1,600 stores. Analysts say airlines, supermarkets and fast-food chains all are testing similar scan-it-yourself technology. But some customers say the process isn't user friendly. Hear NPR's Scott Horsley.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.