Poor shopping cart monitoring at the checkout costs Supermarket, Hypermarket and Discount chains an average of € 3.500 in unpaid merchandise, per lane, per year.
Simple and effective, the easiest way to steal merchandise from a store, and not to be accused of theft, is to leave it in, under or behind the cart when passing the Point Of Sale.
In Europe, 35% of customers have been observed to leave unpaid goods in the cart basket when passing the checkout.
Cashiers allow as many as 74% of carts to pass the Point Of Sale unchecked.
The use of Deep Learning algorithms to analyse live streaming video automates the cart control process, practically eliminating this form of theft.
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