StopLift Detects 1.5 Million Incidents of Unscanned Items at Checkouts Worldwide

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StopLift Checkout Vision Systems has now detected more than 1.5 million incidents of scan-avoidance at both manned and self-checkouts at retailers around the world.

StopLift’s Scan-It-All™ video recognition technology has confirmed more than 1.5 million-plus incidents, which include “sweethearting”, when cashiers pretend to scan merchandise but deliberately bypass the scanner, thus not charging the customer for the merchandise. The customer is often a friend, family member or fellow employee working in tandem with the cashier. Many scan avoidance incidents are also caused by customers using self-checkout.

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