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Aldi UK’s latest Special Buy: checkout-free shopping

Discount retailer Aldi may be a novice when it comes to in-store technology in Australia, but it has plans afoot in the UK to launch an advanced system that will replace checkout entirely.  Aldi, which only recently introduced self-serve checkout in Australia, announced last week that it would open its first checkout-free store on a trial basis, at a location in London that is yet to be confirmed.  To enter the store, customers will scan a smartphone app. They can then proceed through