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   Kroger Is Taking A Direct Shot At Amazon And Walmart And Making Checkout Lanes Obsolete
by Hayley Peterson, Business Insider
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 3:50PM EST

Kroger is beating Amazon and Walmart in the race to give shoppers a cashier-free shopping experience.

In 2018, the grocery chain is rolling out a new service to 400 stores that will enable shoppers to scan and pay for their items without checkout lanes, registers, or cashiers.

Here's how it works: shoppers scan the barcodes of items they wish to purchase using a handheld scanner, provided by Kroger, or the chain's "Scan, Bag, Go" app on any smartphone.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Business Insider


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