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Coop stops the ticket-forced at the Self-Checkout

retailers give themselves gladly in a sustainable way. Since it fits poorly, if a day at the Self-Checkout, tens of thousands of sales slips printed, and to be looked at, in the waste Hiking. Add to that: part of the automatically printed pieces of paper land on the floor in front of the store.

This slip-insanity Coop wants to areas now stop. Like "20 minutes" reported, the retailers at the Self-Checkout process. Customers can select from Wednesday by clicking whether you want to wish a receipt, or on the expression of abandon. According to Coop spokeswoman Rebecca Veiga of the retailers wants to save the measure, annually, approximately 30 to 60 tons of paper.

control without a receipt?

so Why Coop has the note forced much earlier repealed? "We have evaluated in a pilot phase, the reactions of the customers, and then make an informed decision," says Veiga. At the Self-Checkout a tendency to not go clear, then, that the receipt would be appreciated.

At the Self-Checkout continues to the warranty documents are printed. And what happens if a customer has been selected, after scanning for a stitch control through the staff? As any Review will have already triggered after clicking on "Pay", the customer in this case does not have a physical receipt. "The staff has insight into the electronic list," says Veiga.

Migros: "We need to make some adjustments"

Also, Migros is working on it, the customer from the receipt-forced the Self-to free Checkout. The systems are not so far. A ticket have still a lot of functions, such as the exchange or if it will be controlled, says Migros spokesman Patrick Stöpper.

For, often in vain consumed paper Stöpper says: "It is our goal in this area as much paper as possible to save. We are aware that we need to make in this area of adjustments, and also want to."

unlike in the case of Coop-to-go, where slips are also printed to the availed Fund has always been only on demand, they want to hold on to the retailers in the operated tills on the document. Coop refers to the possibility for Supercard owners to get the receipt after registration by Mail. Currently has a higher five-digit number the customer uses this Option, as Veiga said.

An electronic version is also a competitor, Migros knows: Who has bound the Migros App to be a Cumulus account, you can look at the receipt in digital form. "The receipt is printed," said Migros spokesperson Stöpper.

Lidl prints to be served only on request

Lidl has the receipt-forced, already in 2017 completed. Customers will be asked if you wish a printout of the receipt. In addition, Lidl has reduced the length of the ticket by of additional information have been deleted.

"We were able to reduce the measures the paper consumption by over 30 percent," says Lidl spokesperson Mathias Kaufmannn. In addition, the discounters noted a significant improvement in the cleanliness. "It's a lot less pieces of paper are in the checkout area, which means less waste," says Kaufmann.

recently, Lidl has been testing in a Swiss store Self-Checkout cash registers. Here, the document is printed currently. "As we secure the Zone with an Exit Gate, the customer the receipt to leave the area," says Kaufmann. A waiver of the expression but, in principle, conceivable.


Created: 11.11.2019, 10:03 PM

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