Old 02-01-19, 08:47 PM
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Hmmm, I hadn't thought much about it.

I prefer the self checkouts.

Hard to steal a lot of stuff when one scans and weighs it, although one could potentially downgrade "bulk" items without a big risk of being caught.

I'll occasionally mix similar bulk items that are variants of the same thing, and at the same price.

And, they do pay a cashier to monitor about a half dozen or more scanners (do they see a readout of what everyone is purchasing and the codes being entered?)

I guess I tend to go to Albertsons when I'm up in Portland, without any self checkouts. I don't think the store ever had them.

Anyway, I don't think of a "human connection" at the checkout,a nd don't need someone approving or not of my grocery purchases.
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