Turkeys are being stolen in plain sight at the checkout. Malay Kundu, CEO of StopLift Checkout Vision Systems, has software in supermarkets across the U.S. that is detecting unscanned turkeys and all other items.Read Source
The holidays are upon us which means fun, food, and shopping. A big item to buy at the supermarket is turkeys and a growing trend involves not buying them at all.
“Sweethearting” is when a cashier sneaks a turkey through the checkout for a shopper without actually scanning the item.
StopLift is a company implementing new technology to stop this illegal activity.
Tara chatted with founder Malay Kundu about StopLift’s strategy to save the turkeys.Read Source
“Sweethearting” is when a cashier sneaks a turkey through the checkout for a shopper without scanning the item. StopLift is implementing its technology to stop this illegal activity. Jankway chats with founder Malay Kundu about StopLift’s strategy to save the turkeys.Read Source
Malay Kundu shows how his StopLift technology detects unscanned turkeys and other items at the checkout in a largely unreported crime, costing retailers $14 billion annually.Read Source
Even that Thanksgiving turkey is costing supermarkets – and you – money. Overhead cameras at the checkout are detecting the growing theft of unpaid turkeys, in plain sight. But who’s watching the cameras?Read Source
Even that Thanksgiving turkey is costing supermarkets – and you – money. Who’s watching those overhead cameras at the checkout? Supermarkets and retailers have implemented StopLift, whose technology detects unpaid merchandise on the conveyor belt, in the shopping cart, or reusable bag at both the manned and self-checkout.Read Source
StopLift’s ScanItAll™ video analytics software uses your existing checkout cameras to visually determine what occurs during each and every POS transaction to identify loss at both manned and self-checkouts.Read Source
Caught on Camera, Holiday Shoplifting Alert: Thieves Stealing Turkeys at Checkout LinesRead Source
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Many people will be picking up their Thanksgiving turkeys this weekend, but not everyone will be paying for them.
Grocery stores are about to see a big spike in turkey thefts. Stolen birds put a huge dent in the stores’ bottom lines. Grocers need to sell 50 turkeys to offset the cost of one theft, which is why many grocers are now investing in a new, high tech set of eyes.Read Source
With Christmas on Tuesday, the last-minute holiday shopping this weekend should make for some of the biggest spending all year. Those busy stores are also going to be on the lookout for shoplifters, especially in self-checkout lanes, where it is a big problem… NPR: Naughty Or Nice Retailers Use Smiles To Fight Self-Checkout TheftRead Source