The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

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Pete
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scottishtv wrote:
Thu 06 Aug, 2020 20.28
Just realised these bags are now history, for which I am thankful.
They've also corrected the slogan on their new, classier green food bags (removing the 'any').
Oh they're much nicer, and the use of proper M&S green is a nice touch. The new sparks logo using the super retro & is really good too.
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So big Tesco have replaced their self scan screens with the new ones. However the tills themselves are clearly still fastlane 5 models but have the glossy, thin bezel monitor from the v6 on them. I'd noticed the old LCDs were increasingly faded and worn out so presume NCR can't get hold of the older panels anymore so have just made the new ones work with the older machine.
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all new Phil
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Went to little Tesco next to work the other day and they have a few of the small card-only self scan machines that Sainsburys have too.

I’ve noticed that some Tescos and Sainsburys run these without scales, whereas other have them with scales sat underneath. Which begs the question as to how they decide if scales are required and what they base it on - do they have some sort of ‘chance of theft’ matrix?
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Critique
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I've been meaning to ask about this for ages, but did this similarity occur to anyone else last month?

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