Has the cash register reached its expiry date? U.S. stores allow sales staff and shoppers to checkout on phones and tablets (with video) BY ANNE D?INNOCENZIO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARCH 22, 2013
The cash register, a century-old iconic fixture in retailing, is starting to go the way of typewriters and rotary phones. A lot of stores are now using mobile checkout devices to speed up the process. (March 22) NEW YORK — Ka-ching! The cash register may be on its final sale.
Stores across the country are ditching the old-fashioned, clunky machines and having salespeople — and even shoppers themselves — ring up sales on”