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World’s biggest retailer experiments with mobile checkout

Retail giant Wal-Mart is testing out a new checkout system that enables shoppers to avoid long lines by scanning items in store aisles using their smartphones. Long checkout lines are always a good reason to stay home and get some use of that Amazon Prime account. Although this new system could cut workforce costs and improve efficiency, it could also decrease impulse buys as it increases shadow labor.

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