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•  Western New York-based Tops Friendly Markets announced that it is introducing Tops Shop + Scan, described as "a new, convenient way to shop at Tops! Simply use your phone to scan, and then bag your items as you shop. While shopping, the user will see a running total, and watch their savings and rewards automatically apply."

After shopping, customers "simply visit the designated pay station for a fast and easy check out."

Tops says that "while this is being piloted at one location in Amherst, NY, the intent is to expand the technology to other locations in the coming months."