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Cashless Convenience Stores

7-Eleven's Scan and Go Lets Customers Pay for Purchases by Smartphone

— July 10, 2019 — Business
Powered by scan-and-go technology, 7-Eleven launched a completely cashless and cardless concept store in Australia that lets shoppers complete transactions by using their smartphone. Naturally, the shopping experience relies on the use of an app and thanks to the fact that it is cashless, the design of the store has no physical counter for checking out goods—freeing up more valuable in-store space for additional products.

To begin shopping, customers create an in-app user profile with a selfie that's linked to a credit card. With this information in place, consumers are able to scan their own items and experience a shopping experience that could have them in and out of the store in a matter of minutes.
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