Tesco made its debut in ‘just walk out’ grocery shopping today, with the launch its first public checkout-free store. Here’s what it’s like to shop at GetGo, the tech-filled Tesco Express store in London’s Holborn
Tesco has launched an Amazon Go-rivalling checkout-free store in High Holborn
Electronic barriers stand at the entrance to the 225 sq m store
To enter, customers use the Tesco.com app to bring up a QR code
They scan the on-screen code to open the barriers
Once inside, shoppers can grab a paper bag to fill with their chosen items
There are 2,500 SKUs to choose from, which customers simply pick up and put in their bag
Cameras and on-shelf weight sensors monitor customer movements and product picks
Later, within the Tesco app, shoppers receive the receipt for what they have been charged for
Technology provider Trigo’s CEO says the company is looking forward to transforming Tesco stores across the UK
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