Self-scanning 'makes it easy' not to pay
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Self scanning in supermarkets significantly increases theft

A study shows that self service tills and mobile scanning significantly increases supermarket theft.

Report author Professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester told Today presenter Justin Webb customers have worked out it was easy not to scan certain items, and it was difficult to prove intent to steal.

He said supermarkets were developing technology that would try to prompt customers into paying for the items.

  • 03 Aug 2016
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