Co-op launches cashierless mobile checkout payment app

| March 8, 2018

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The Co-op has unveiled a new mobile phone app that allows shoppers to pay for purchases in the aisle and avoid visiting a till all together.The shop, scan and go initiative is being trialled at the Co-op’s store located at the retailer’s support centre in Manchester.A wider rollout could begin as early as this summer after a further trial at the Co-op’s store in the Microsoft UK head office in Reading.The grocery retailer said the new app, which has been built with Mastercard’s secure digital payments expertise, will sit alongside conventional payment methods in store – such as self-service tills and manned checkouts – to enhance consumer experience and service.

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