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Number: 186/52
Name: Merchandising > Customer service > Store service
Description: Apparatus wherein the purchase or transaction is effected in a retail or like establishment for the purchase of goods.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
186/24 Buffers 0
186/14 Cable-propulsion systems 2
186/26 Carriers 2
186/59 Checkout counter 63
186/33 Details 2
186/53 Drive-in 30
186/22 Elevators and drops 3
186/2 Gravity systems 6
186/57 Relatively movable selection station and merchandise shelving 5
186/7 Self-propelled car systems 2
186/8 Single-impulse systems 0
186/19 Switches 0
186/54 With cooling room having transparent access door 0
186/58 With order carrier movable on track means 10
186/69 With power driven conveyor 16
186/55 With remote item dispensing 25


Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8687020 Virtual environment simulating travel by various modes of transportation Apr. 1, 2014
8662301 Array of particular tissue products Mar. 4, 2014
8365868 Kiosk Feb. 5, 2013
8360206 Shopping cart securing structures and method of securing shopping carts Jan. 29, 2013
7925376 Dump station apparatus and method for filling stock orders Apr. 12, 2011
7905327 Method of disseminating advertising information via shopping cart securing structures Mar. 15, 2011
7882933 Process and central belt automatic unit for filling an order container in a commissioning system Feb. 8, 2011
7857102 Retail store construction and methods of storing and displaying merchandise Dec. 28, 2010
7806236 Method of displaying a product on a product display system Oct. 5, 2010
7513636 Point of sale display for lighting fixtures Apr. 7, 2009
7466231 Self-checkout system Dec. 16, 2008
7124940 Burden free shopping Oct. 24, 2006
7070024 Method and apparatus for securing a shopping cart Jul. 4, 2006
7035814 Method for delivering a product to a register according to a tracked location of a mobile device Apr. 25, 2006
6970831 Method and means for evaluating customer service performance Nov. 29, 2005
6964321 Method and system for presenting merchandise at an outdoor paved surface Nov. 15, 2005
6874612 Media dispenser for vending machines Apr. 5, 2005
6684980 Minimal inventory package and delivery system in a retail business environment Feb. 3, 2004
6604609 System for selecting feminine hygiene products Aug. 12, 2003
6354498 Method for displaying the status of a self-service checkout terminal Mar. 12, 2002
6182795 Method for mobile sales and vehicles therefore Feb. 6, 2001
6076068 Coupon delivery system Jun. 13, 2000
6035280 Electronic discount couponing method and apparatus for generating an electronic list of coupons Mar. 7, 2000
6000610 Store specific shopping system and method including a map/shopping list Dec. 14, 1999
5730252 Order preparation method, an order picking cart and order preparation system Mar. 24, 1998
5468942 Dispensing device for hand scanners accessible from two sides Nov. 21, 1995
5407317 Vacuum beam product dispenser and singulator and method for singulating products Apr. 18, 1995
5368129 Retail facility with couponing Nov. 29, 1994
5361871 Product information system for shoppers Nov. 8, 1994
5326219 Vacuum beam product dispenser and singulator Jul. 5, 1994
5176224 Computer-controlled system including a printer-dispenser for merchandise coupons Jan. 5, 1993
5168961 Supermarket with self-service checkout Dec. 8, 1992
5120941 Self-service sales system for large containers using bar coded peel-off labels Jun. 9, 1992
5064341 Vacuum beam product dispenser and singulator Nov. 12, 1991
4889210 Robotic product server and system Dec. 26, 1989
4735290 System and method for displaying, vending and controlling inventory of valuable articles such as pre-recorded videotape cassettes Apr. 5, 1988
4692747 Article security system Sep. 8, 1987
4618031 Installation and method for supplying merchandise to sales display structures Oct. 21, 1986
4583083 Checkout station to reduce retail theft Apr. 15, 1986
4472912 Shoe store concept Sep. 25, 1984
4236697 Cart storage device Dec. 2, 1980
4164992 Dispensing unit Aug. 21, 1979
4161234 Serving cart Jul. 17, 1979
4154027 Store arrangement May. 15, 1979











 
 
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