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Checkout-free grocery shopping gets worldwide test drive

Last month, global supermarket brand Aldi opened its first checkout-free supermarket to the public, following an in-house trial, allowing customers in Greenwich, London, to walk in, pick up their groceries, and walk out without going to a till.  Through the Aldi Shop&Go app, shops track customers with a number of high-tech cameras as they make their way through the store; they are automatically charged once they leave – mirroring the model set out by Amazon’s first Go store, launche