has ended a service where customers could ring up their own purchases,
showing that old habits die hard even in the digital age.
retailer had offered its so-called “Mobile Scan & Go” technology in
about 150 Walmart stores, after a successful rollout across its Sam’s
Club warehouse chain. But while the service worked in Sam’s -- which
carries fewer products, all of which are prepackaged -- it confused some
Walmart shoppers, who found that bagging, weighing and then scanning
items including fresh fruit and vegetables was a hassle. . . . more