EMV PCI ATM Industry essential guide

A small-scale grocery chain has gotten a high-tech checkout makeover with the help of NCR's Mobile Shopper. Wisconsin-based Woodman's Food Markets announced today that the self-checkout system and application successfully went live on Jan. 7 at a location in Madison.

The Mobile Shopper solution by NCR functions on the premise that shoppers scan their grocery items as they shop. As an added bonus, the store features free Wi-Fi to ensure that shoppers using the system are not racking up data charges. Mobile Shopper also enables users to create virtual shopping lists before going to the store, further increasing the speed, efficiency and ease of their shopping trips, according to the announcement.

To check out, shoppers use the self-checkout stations and scan a QR code on their phones to transfer their mobile shopping information to the checkout kiosk, which then confirms the weight of the items scanned with the phone against the items being bagged. Attendants can help customers reconcile any discrepancies the system identifies and answer any other questions they may have, the announcement said. At this point, payment is completed through preferred traditional methods.

"NCR brings unique and powerful technology that helps Woodman's achieve our goals of customer service and convenience," said Chad Greenwald of Woodman's. "We're excited about launching this Mobile Shopper solution with NCR and look forward to delighting our customers with this new, high-tech shopping and checkout option."

Chris Lybeer, vice president and general manager of retail marketing and mobile solutions at NCR, added that the Mobile Shopper implementation positions Woodman's as a leader in retail technology usage.

"Launching mobile checkout takes Woodman's to the forefront of the 21st century and creates additional opportunities in the future for Woodman's to interact with their customers in real time during the shopping experience," Lybeer said.

Read more about self-checkout.

Related Content

User Comments – Give us your opinion!
Products & Services

Impulse buying

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/6645.png

6645/Impulse-buying

STEGO ETF 012 Temperature and Humidity Sensor

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/6569.png

6569/STEGO-ETF-012-Temperature-and-Humidity-Sensor

KioWare Kiosk Basic – Kiosk Mode Software

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/4953.png

4953/KioWare-Kiosk-Basic-Kiosk-Mode-Software

CUSTOM's KPM300H - RFID ticket printer

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/KPM300H_100px.jpg

2197/CUSTOM-s-KPM300H-RFID-ticket-printer

KioWare® Lite for Android™ – Kiosk Mode Software

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/4947.png

4947/KioWare-Lite-for-Android-Kiosk-Mode-Software

KioWare® Full for Android™ with Server

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/4950.png

4950/KioWare-Full-for-Android-with-Server

Retail KIOSKS

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/2079.png

2079/Retail-KIOSKS

Kiosk Manufacturer - Flextronics

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/ReplaceImage.jpg

2467/Kiosk-Manufacturer-Flextronics

PaySite Bill Payment Kiosk

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/PaysiteRed_100.gif

250/PaySite-Bill-Payment-Kiosk

EPSON M-T300 Series Thermal Printer Mechanisms

http://global.networldalliance.com/new/images/products/Telpar_Epson_M_T300.jpg

2406/EPSON-M-T300-Series-Thermal-Printer-Mechanisms

Olea
Telpar
Media Kit
Request Information From Suppliers
Save time looking for suppliers. Complete this form to submit a Request for Information to our entire network of partners.
Ventus