Voices
in
Japan

quote of the day

It is important to let customers know they are being watched by human eyes even in unmanned shops by putting up posters saying, ‘Live videos are being webcast,’ for example.

2 Comments

Yui Yamaguchi, a crime prevention adviser of the All Japan Security Houses Promotion Agency. There has been a spate of people taking items without paying at unmanned shops, which have been spreading as the coronavirus pandemic has prompted the need for no-contact service.

© Yomiuri Shimbun

©2024 GPlusMedia Inc.

2 Comments
Login to comment

This is merely part of the cost of reducing headcount.

Stop treating valued customers like criminal suspects.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

This is very unusual, for folk to take items without paying. A sign stating "please pay for all the items" sensors triggers the door lock and video, if all item are not paid for and not replaced. would work way better.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites