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Target's test of new checkout system bothers some customers

The retailer is testing a new checkout system at one of its Minneapolis stores. But so far not so good, according to a report in MinnPost. Under the new system, customers line up in a single-file queue, then wait for the system to announce the next open cashier.
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The retailer is testing a new checkout system at one of its Minneapolis stores. But so far not so good, according to a report in MinnPost. Under the new system, customers line up in a single-file queue, then wait for the system to announce the next open cashier.

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