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These stores are getting rid of cashiers and checkout lanes

Cheapism Logo By Jason Notte of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 32: Checkout lines are already under attack by Amazon, but may vanish entirely if stores get their way. When Amazon opened its first bricks-and-mortar Amazon Go locations last year — where customers can purchase products using smartphones, without cashiers or checkout lanes — there was some question as to whether other retailers would follow. The answer has been mixed, with self-checkout being a sore subject for retailers and shoppers. But there's another model some businesses are following: Apple, which enabled mobile points of sale throughout its stores over a decade ago, eliminating the need for checkout lanes or dedicated cashiers.

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Checkout lines are already under attack by Amazon, but may vanish entirely if stores get their way. When Amazon opened its first bricks-and-mortar Amazon Go locations last year — where customers can purchase products using smartphones, without cashiers or checkout lanes — there was some question as to whether other retailers would follow. The answer has been mixed, with self-checkout being a sore subject for retailers and shoppers. But there's another model some businesses are following: Apple, which enabled mobile points of sale throughout its stores over a decade ago, eliminating the need for checkout lanes or dedicated cashiers.

Click ahead to see the stores and restaurants that are getting rid of checkout lanes and cashiers.

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