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Self-service checkouts in Tesco

 
 
On 22 Aug 2008 at 10:34am happyshopper wrote:
They are crap
 
 
On 22 Aug 2008 at 10:40am Defender of the Realm wrote:
I've used them a few times now - good if you only have a few things - bad if you have a trolley.
 
 
On 22 Aug 2008 at 11:59am happyshopper wrote:
You make a good point DOTR - I was trying to get a trolley load through!! Tesco lady was very stressed at constantly having to help everyone.
 
 
On 22 Aug 2008 at 12:36pm Frak wrote:
Much better than standing in a queue with 3 poeple with trolleys laden with frozen food products in front of you! Or checkout operators who don't know what a courgette is.
Whatever happened to the tesco 'if anyone is infront of you in a queue, we'll open another till' promise? They only ever seem to have about 4 open.
 
 
On 22 Aug 2008 at 1:23pm Taff wrote:
Prefer shops where trolleys are not needed myself
 
 
On 22 Aug 2008 at 5:20pm wanderer wrote:
used these before stupid till keeps saying remove bag bag full its not full then once youve packed it your about to pay and some idiot decides to inspect your shopping and unpacks it all
waste of time
 
 
On 23 Aug 2008 at 3:46pm bubble wrote:
these kind are really meant for the one basket shopper, if they work out they may convert a couple of the conveyor belt ones to self service so that trolley loads can be done (and packed in your own bags without that annoying voice telling you that the bag is full), least that's what they did in the town I came from and it did cut down on the queues a bit.
 
 
On 24 Aug 2008 at 12:28pm Sprinter wrote:
Which is the best for shoplifting in Lewes - Tesco or Waitrose?
 
 
On 25 Aug 2008 at 6:30am expat two wrote:
Like the BT phone menu system, Tesco's objective here is to make you think its an improvement that will make ypur life better, quite ignoring that they could double their checkout staff and halve your waiting time.
 
 
On 8 Sep 2008 at 8:58am Violet wrote:
Isn't it a way of making the shop pay less money for staff, ie. getting you to work for free?


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