Kroger Tests New Scanning Technology

Kroger is testing two new scanning technologies designed to speed up checkout. Advantage Checkout resembles an MRI machine and scans numerous items at once, while Scan-Bag-Go is a hand-held system that allows shoppers to scan by waving a wand over barcodes as they shop, according to an ABC News report. Stop & Shop and Giant chains also are testing hand-held scanning systems, the report says.

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