Tesco Testing Checkout-Free Shopping Platform
Britain's biggest retailer, Tesco, is trialing a checkout-free method of payment for its convenience stores, allowing customers to scan products on their mobile devices and then simply walk out with them.
The supermarket group is testing the smartphone app at the Tesco Express convenience store located in the campus of its headquarters at Welwyn Garden City, north of London.
"Using your mobile device you select some products, put them into your basket on your device and then just walk out of the store," Steven Blair, Tesco's convenience transformation director told reporters.
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