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Positive News - Supermarket Opens Slower 'Chat Checkouts' To Talk To Lonely Elders

From sunny skyz

Jumbo supermarkets will be opening up 200 Kletskassas, or "chat checkouts" where customers can take their time and talk rather than pay for their groceries as quickly as possible.

Many people, the elderly in particular, can feel lonely. As a family business and supermarket chain we have a central role in society. Our shops are a meeting place and that means we can do something to combat loneliness. The Kletskassa is just one of the things we can do,

Jumbo CCO Colette Cloosterman-Van Eerd said.