Another High Street Rebrand

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Facebook Inc is now called Meta.
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Some Co-ops (including Glasgow city centre) are now temporarily Co-op 26:

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the The Mall mall in Walthamstow has been renamed 17&Central, "to reflect its unique E17 postcode"
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Philip wrote: Thu 03 Oct, 2019 18.45 Don't really know where to put this but it doesn't need a new thread. Went to B&Q in Aintree last week, and they've removed the self-service checkouts. Looking on Twitter, it appears they've done this in other locations too. Apparently it's because of too many people stealing.
Went to B&Q last night and they've put brand new self-service tills in. And drastically reduced the number of manned tills to two or three.

The new self-service has a camera pointed on you and a monitor showing this, with both a cordless barcode scanner and a fixed one (the latter of which doesn't seem to work).
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Is the monitor showing your face some sort of psychological trick to make you think twice about shoplifting?

Cafe Rouge now wants to become simply Rouge. Perhaps the French brasserie pastiche isn't working so well after all..
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The new B&Q self scan tills are very good. Far better than the disastrous old Nixdorf ones they used to have, and eventually took out of use. But yes they also involve removing more manned checkouts than required for the space.
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Philip wrote: Sat 20 Nov, 2021 15.36
The new self-service has a camera pointed on you and a monitor showing this, with both a cordless barcode scanner and a fixed one (the latter of which doesn't seem to work).
Boots and Asda do the camera thing too.
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thegeek wrote: Sat 20 Nov, 2021 21.36
Philip wrote: Sat 20 Nov, 2021 15.36
The new self-service has a camera pointed on you and a monitor showing this, with both a cordless barcode scanner and a fixed one (the latter of which doesn't seem to work).
Boots and Asda do the camera thing too.
Sainsbury's seem to have been rolling it out as well.
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IKEA also updated their self-checkouts earlier this year, but the scanner guns are still as bad as ever.
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Pringles have a new retro look:

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In VH1 style, the new (old) branding has been replaced by the previous branding for Christmas tho.
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