1. Do shoppers prefer self-checkout?
Because of above-mentioned benefits of self-checkout, many shoppers, especially Gen Zers, prefer this self scan checkout model to the traditional checkout one. Shopper preferences for self-service option depend on some factors such as convenience, technological savviness, personal interaction, speed, and privacy. To cater to diverse preferences, retailers often provide a mix of self-checkout and cashier-assisted options.
2. How much does self checkout system cost?
The cost to typically setup a self checkout machine is estimated around $125,000. However, there are different types of self checkouts in the market now. Besides, there are the costs of integrating this machine with your available POS system, or other systems used to track orders, sales, and inventory across online website and physical stores.
For detailed pricing, you can consult Magestore experts to find the best fitting POS solution with self-checkout for your business.
3. Is self-checkout an AI?
Self-checkout systems, also referred to as assisted checkouts or service checkouts, utilize AI technology to analyze product images or barcodes. Thus it allows customers to scan items and pay for their purchases without requiring assistance from store staff.