Sam's Club will stop checking purchase receipts at the exit of its establishments

The lines to leave Sam's Club with shopping carts could be a thing of the past this year in stores in Puerto Rico, as the chain is implementing a scanning system that does not require employees verifying purchase receipts at the exit of the stores. establishments.

The system, which is powered by artificial intelligence and computer vision technology, is used to confirm that members paid for all items in their shopping carts, without the need for an associate to do the matching. When the customer leaves the establishment, they pass under a door that scans the shopping cart.

This technology was first presented at the Consumer Electronics Show last January. Since then, There are already more than 120 Sam's Clubs in the United States that have incorporated it.

The new day He inquired when they will adopt this new system in the clubs on the island. Yamil Nieves, lThe person in charge of the company's Public Relations in Puerto Rico indicated that they still do not know the date, but it should be in the coming months. The corporation's goal is that all of the almost 600 Sam's Clubs do not have employees verifying receipts at checkout and that all of them have such a system installed.