NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in self-service technology, announced today that it would be making more self-checkout lanes available to Walmart customers. NCR will be installing 10,000 SelfServ Checkout lanes to more than 1,200 Walmart locations in the United States during 2013. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In the same study, 70 percent of shoppers who use self-checkouts said they would like to see self-checkouts offered at retailers like Walmart and about half of cashier-assisted shoppers said they want self-checkout expanded to mass merchants like Walmart.As consumers look for easier, more convenient experiences that offer greater value, NCR is helping its customers in many industries, including retail, financial services, travel and hospitality, transform their consumer experiences both within and across their industries. NCR is leading the way businesses and consumers connect, interact and transact, enabling 300 million interactions every single day. * The surveys were conducted by independent researchers between January and May at U.S. grocery stores in the Northeast and Midwest. The 400 respondents were intercepted and interviewed immediately after completing their purchases, with half having just used self checkout lanes and half having used assisted checkout lanes. For more information about this survey, please click here . About NCR Corporation NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, travel, hospitality, gaming, public sector, telecom carrier and equipment organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR ( www.ncr.com) is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries. About Walmart Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 200 million customers and members visit our 10,300 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmartnewsroom. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com. Follow us on Twitter: @NCRCorporation, @careersatncr Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ncrcorp Connect with us on LinkedIn: http://linkd.in/ncrgroup Watch us on YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ncrcorporation NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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