SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Swift Shopper opened San Francisco's first two-day pop-up enabled by its cashierless checkout technology in the Marina neighborhood. Holiday shoppers downloaded the Swift Shopper app, entered the store, scanned and bagged items as they shopped, and paid directly through their mobile phone. The frictionless checkout technology made the total shopping experience easy, quick, and more enjoyable.
"Our app made it simple for our vendors and their shoppers alike," said Swift Shopper CEO Kathryn Lasater. "The sales associates became consultants and the shoppers engaged in 'invisible spending.' Some shoppers spent twice as much as anticipated… As one said, 'the process was too easy!' "
"The Swift Shopper mobile checkout was fast and seamless - I spent twice as much as I had anticipated." Erin H. (Google, Inc.)
"This was/is a huge hit - it needs to be a full time market." Amanda M. (Jane The Bakery)
"It was crazy - it felt like I was shopping with free money - fast, simple, and fun." Leslie P.
Ten established local vendors, some existing brick and mortar, were featured including, Meraki Market, Jane The Bakery, SUE FISHER KING, Union and Main, b.stow, GEESE & GANDERS, FOUND by maja, Stick & Ball, the candy store, and The Guardsman. Over two days, shoppers got a sneak peak into the future of brick-and-mortar retail:
- Approx $40,000 was processed through the app over two days
- 202 unique checkouts
- 762 items individually scanned by shoppers and purchased
- Over 500 unique inventory items
About Swift Shopper: Swift Shopper is a white label self-scan and mobile payment app for brick-and mortar retail. Shoppers scan and bag items in the store and when ready to check out, they pay directly through their phone. Swift Shopper runs on a cloud-based platform that utilizes retailers existing software and hardware.
SOURCE Swift Shopper