According to reports, Walmart is now looking to remove all cashiers from its stores. The American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores is now testing a self-checkout only structure in a move towards the future of the company.
Walmart will be removing the at one of its popular superstores in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The test will see if checkout times are reduced when human interaction is limited, employees will still be on hand to aid customers with issues checking out themselves. If the test generates positive results, Walmart could expand the program to more of its stores.
The move could be linked to Coronavirus (COVID-19), as the retailer also launched a touch-free payment system in response to the pandemic.
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