7-Eleven trials cashier-less convenient store
7-Eleven says its customers will need to download an app in order to shop and make payments.
IRVING, TEXAS — 7-Eleven has announced a trial of a cashier-less store in Irving, Texas starting this week.
During the trial period, the store will only be open to 7-Eleven employees.
Customers shopping at the store will need to download and sign up for an app then use it to check-in at the cashier-less store, according to a press release from the company.
The convenience store will offer an array of products including beverages, food, groceries and also over-the-counter drugs.
Once the customer has finished shopping, the app will be used to make payments and customers can view their receipt once they have exited the store.
7-Eleven did not mention in its press release how long the trial is expected to last.
The company had previously launched a Mobile Checkout feature which allowed customers to skip waiting in line and instead pay for products using their smartphones in selected stores.
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