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Dollar General pulling self-checkouts amid uncontrollable shrink 

- Retail
Shrink has become such a problem that the Goodlettsville, TN-based company turned to an AI solution to monitor it, and ultimately made the decision to pull self-checkouts from thousands of stores.  

Diebold Nixdorf to combat retail shrink at checkout with AI

- General News
Diebold Nixdorf, the provider of retail solutions powering transactions and experiences for more than 150 retailers around the world, today began the rollout of its new AI-based checkout solutions, as first seen at the NRF Big Show this month.

Study finds self-check has 16x more shrink than cashier lanes

- Featured
Recent research from Grabango reveals self-checkout machines are a significant driver of shrink, with losses amounting to 3.5% of sales - or more than 16 times more loss than traditional cashiers.

The ins and outs of shrink

- Analysis
We’ve been hearing a lot about shrink and its prevention, as with Walgreen’s supposedly shrink proof store. What is shrink, or shrinkage, really?

Theft, organized crime may boost Target’s shrink to more than $1 billion this year

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Food and beverage is an area where Target Chairman and CEO Cornell said he sees opportunity for continued growth, building on efforts to improve the company’s fresh food supply chain that have been ongoing for the past several years.

The No. 2 most wasted fruit at retail may surprise you, given its popularity

- General News
According to the USDA, papayas are the most wasted fruit at retail, with 43.1% going unsold, which makes sense given the tropical fruit has less mainstream appeal, easily bruised skin, and vulnerability to chill damage.

The most wasted supermarket vegetables are these specific greens

- General News
The data was released concurrently with the new USDA, Environmental Protection Agency and FDA strategy to reduce food waste as part of the Trump administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month.