Solihull, West Midlands

In Safeway's (now Morrison's) Supermarket, Solihull, on 14 March 1995, shoppers made the first UK trial of self-scanning shopping. The first customer was a Jane Skinner. Rescan of her £28.36 trolley found some discounts and reduced the bill to £27.61. [Anon, "Supermarket zaps checkout queue with scan gun", The Guardian (15 Mar 1995) 10]

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