Feel like you’re wasting half your life standing in grocery checkout lines? You could be right. According to one New York Times study, Americans spend about 37 billion hours a year waiting in various lines. So it’s not surprising that brick-and-mortar grocery store chains are in a heated battle to win your business via time-saving services.
Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle has introduced several ways to make the shopping experience as efficient as possible, like Curbside Express and home delivery.
One step further
The concept is this: As you begin putting items in your cart, Grabango will track them using computer vision and keep a running tally. When you’re done shopping, you can pay by smartphone or waltz over to a cashier and then be on your way.