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Pioneer of Mobile Shopping
Ahold USA is considered a pioneer of mobile shopping. It introduced store-provided handheld Scan It! scanning devices about six years ago to Stop & Shop stores. The retailer has since introduced a smartphone app that lets shoppers use their phones to scan and bag groceries and then transfer the completed order to a checkout lane for payment. The Scan It! mobile app has been rolled out to about 270 Stop & Shop locations that have similar functionality in a store-provided ...
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