Groceries Test High-Tech Shopping A Northeastern grocery store chain tests the Shopping Buddy, a computerized cart that's winning rave reviews from customers. The device remembers shopping lists and gives final-cost tallies of the cart's contents. But Massachusetts union officials believe the high-tech cart could cost a lot of grocery store workers their jobs. Pippin Ross reports.

Groceries Test High-Tech Shopping

Groceries Test High-Tech Shopping

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1528218/1528219" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A Northeastern grocery store chain tests the Shopping Buddy, a computerized cart that's winning rave reviews from customers. The device remembers shopping lists and gives final-cost tallies of the cart's contents. But Massachusetts union officials believe the high-tech cart could cost a lot of grocery store workers their jobs. Pippin Ross reports.