DailyDirt: Do It Yourself Shopping -- Stores Without Employees?

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Maybe you've been to a store with the self-check-out lanes where you have to scan and bag your own groceries. Some stores have had success with this kind of self-serve technology, but others haven't. Still, brick and mortar stores need to try out different ways to be more convenient for shoppers in order to compete with same-day shipping from various online retailers. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: automation, bagel man, clerks, clerks 3, naraffar, paul feldman, retail, self-service, shoplifting, stores, trust, white collar crime


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    nasch (profile), 31 Mar 2016 @ 9:39am

    Re: Re: Who will have money if its all automated?

    Are we really advocating McDonald's as source of realistic employment?

    It's better than nothing, and the best many people can get. And yes, that's a serious problem. It used to be just teenagers worked at fast food and maybe a couple of managers, but now adults are competing with teens for these jobs because they can't find anything else that they're qualified for (either they're not qualified for anything or can't find a job in their field).

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