Aldi has announced plans to open a cashier-less store in Utrecht, the Netherlands, by the start of 2022.
The announcement follows news that Aldi UK is trialling a cashier-less store format that is currently open to colleagues only, but the Utrecht store would be the German retailer’s first cashier-less store on the European mainland.
Within the store, items will be automatically paid for through a dedicated app and sensors that register when they are placed in the shopping cart via Trigo systems.
Earlier this year, fellow German retailer Rewe opened a new store in Cologne using Trigo and Tesco also undertook an initial investment in the firm in 2019 and is expected to open its first cashier-less store to the public imminently in London.
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