JCPenney to use self check-out machines

July 19, 2012 2:07:04 PM PDT
JCPenney has an idea to boost business: get rid of check-out counters.

The retailer's CEO says the department store chain is replacing all its technology infrastructure with a new system that won't require clerks. Instead, shoppers will be able to use self-checkout machines, similar to those found in many grocery stores.