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Number: 186/61
Name: Merchandising > Customer service > Store service > Checkout counter > With means enabling price reading
Description: Apparatus wherein the store structure comprises means for at least allowing utilization of a scanning or other device for reading price information placed on merchandise.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8630927 Locating and organizing digital receipt data for use in in-store audits Jan. 14, 2014
8290814 Self-checkout system having minimal footprint Oct. 16, 2012
8260671 Financial transaction approval system and method Sep. 4, 2012
7967112 Check stand with a two belted input and a slidable scanner Jun. 28, 2011
7962366 Automatic product price payment counter Jun. 14, 2011
7917401 Systems and methods for obtaining health and financial information with a handheld device Mar. 29, 2011
7801764 Financial transaction approval system and method Sep. 21, 2010
RE41717 Apparatus and method for operating a checkout system having a display monitor which displays both transaction information and customer-specific messages during a checkout transaction Sep. 21, 2010
7720710 Self-service system and method including shared components May. 18, 2010
7717235 Convertible point-of-sale checkout terminal May. 18, 2010
7672871 Self-checkout system with anti-theft deactivation device Mar. 2, 2010
RE41093 Method of monitoring item shuffling in a post-scan area of a self-service checkout terminal Feb. 2, 2010
7648066 Apparatus, system, and method for sorting purchase items Jan. 19, 2010
7587335 Food product scale and related in-store random weight item transaction system with RFID capabilities Sep. 8, 2009
7565952 Small footprint self checkout method Jul. 28, 2009
7461785 Enhanced purchase verification for self checkout system Dec. 9, 2008
7448542 Method for detecting a non-scan at a retail checkout station Nov. 11, 2008
7416117 Method and apparatus for determining if a user walks away from a self-service checkout terminal during operation thereof Aug. 26, 2008
7375294 Scales comprising a camera May. 20, 2008
7347367 System and method of verifying item placement on a security scale Mar. 25, 2008
7320429 Self-scanning system and purchased-item registering apparatus, purchased-item registering method, and computer product Jan. 22, 2008
7255200 Apparatus and method for operating a self-service checkout terminal having a voice generating device associated therewith Aug. 14, 2007
7229015 Self-checkout system Jun. 12, 2007
7185809 RF point of purchase apparatus and method of using same Mar. 6, 2007
7168525 Self-checkout method and apparatus including graphic interface for non-bar coded items Jan. 30, 2007
7131573 Merchandise sales data processing apparatus Nov. 7, 2006
7118026 Apparatus, method, and system for positively identifying an item Oct. 10, 2006
7016862 Method for enhancing security and providing assistance in the operation of a self-service checkout terminal Mar. 21, 2006
6982388 Food product scale with customer voice prompting and related methods Jan. 3, 2006
6942145 Checkout device with enhanced security label detection Sep. 13, 2005
6892183 Method and apparatus for generating an item menu for use during operation of a self-service checkout terminal May. 10, 2005
6866193 Purchased commodity accommodating and transporting apparatus having elements for purchasing a commodity fixed to a transportable accommodation section Mar. 15, 2005
6793043 Methods and apparatus for improved register checkout Sep. 21, 2004
6588549 Checkout system convertible between assisted and non-assisted configurations Jul. 8, 2003
6550583 Apparatus for self-serve checkout of large order purchases Apr. 22, 2003
6550582 Method and apparatus for processing a large number of items with a self-service checkout terminal Apr. 22, 2003
6547040 Self-service checkout system with RFID capability Apr. 15, 2003
6512919 Electronic shopping system utilizing a program downloadable wireless videophone Jan. 28, 2003
6394345 Checkout terminal and associated method having movable scanner May. 28, 2002
6382357 Retail system for allowing a customer to perform a retail transaction and associated method May. 7, 2002
6347137 Methods and apparatus for requesting assistance at a self-checkout terminal Feb. 12, 2002
6325290 Method and apparatus for checking out large items with a self-service checkout terminal Dec. 4, 2001
6213395 Apparatus and method for operating a checkout system having a scanner which is rotatable between an assisted scanner position and a self-service scanner position Apr. 10, 2001
6189790 Method and apparatus for displaying instructional messages during operation of a self-service checkout terminal Feb. 20, 2001
6179089 Below the scanner (BTS) nesting check stand/cart system Jan. 30, 2001
6167381 Self-service checkout terminal Dec. 26, 2000
6155486 Method and apparatus for operating a security system of a self-service checkout terminal Dec. 5, 2000
6145629 Method and apparatus for operating a self-service checkout terminal which has a single weight scale for performing both an itemization and a security function Nov. 14, 2000
6112857 Hand-held scanner device having a smart card associated therewith and associated method Sep. 5, 2000
6105867 Purchased commodity accommodating and transporting apparatus having self scanning function and POS system Aug. 22, 2000

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