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Express checkout continues at Apple stores

updated 01:50 pm EST, Thu December 29, 2005

Apple\'s express checkout

Apple's EasyPay system will reportedly become of the company's retail experience, and is being considered a big success this holiday season. The iPod Express area and EasyPay checkout system was originally designed for the holidays to greatly reduce checkout times at Apple retail stores for customers who wish to purchase an iPod and continue on their way. The wireless, paperless checkout provides Apple with an opportunity to improve in-store service, according to a column from BusinessWeek online. Steve Jobs believes that many people who are comfortable buying online will not only accept getting their receipts electronically, but will actually prefer it.




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  1. krt186

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Great idea -- very late

    This past summer my wife and I spent two weeks in England. At every restaurant, we paid the bill using a remote credit card reader that wirelessly sent our billing information to the vendor, and then printed two receipts, one of which we signed after adding the tip. The wait person would then send that information to the vendor. All very clean, simple, and encrypted. The US is behind the UK on this one....

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