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The Checkout Line to Skip If You're Buying Lollipop Kale Sprouts
Although the majority of shoppers believe self-checkout systems are faster than lanes with human cashiers, according to one survey, that may not actually be true, especially if your cart includes produce, which may or may not be tagged with a sticker code (cashiers tend to memorize the code for, say, gala apples, while computers definitely don't). If the lines are equal, you're probably better off opting for a person. Another thing to remember: The express lane isn't always the quickest.