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How Whole Foods is using longer checkout

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 25, 2007

How Whole Foods is using longer checkout lines to ensure faster checkouts in its Manhattan stores. “Whole Foods executives spent months drawing up designs for a new line system in New York that would be unlike anything in their suburban stores, where shoppers form one line in front of each register. That traditional system, they determined, would take up too much space and could not handle the crowds they expected here.”

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