Walmart testing ‘Scan & Go’ in-store iPhone-based purchase system

iPhone Walmart Scan and Go

Checking out at Walmart may soon be a much quicker process for iPhone owners, Reuters reports. The mega-retailer recently called on employees in Arkansas to test a new ‘Scan & Go’ feature for its IOS app, which would allow customers to scan and immediately bag items on their shopping list. They’d then be able to quickly finalize their purchase at a self-checkout counter. Presumably scanning items with the iPhone would compile a list that would be reflected during the automated payment process, though details of how such a system would work are currently unknown.

Employees of Walmart’s flagship Bentonville, Arkansas location were asked to recruit friends and family for an hour-long trial run of the software, which would be videotaped and…

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