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Chevron Opens Checkout-Free Store

Grabango offers contactless experience
convenience store checkout
Photograph courtesy of Grabango

BERKELEY, Calif. — Chevron is working with Grabango to bring checkout-free shopping to its Bollanger Canyon ExtraMile convenience store in San Ramon, Calif. It is operational and allows shoppers to skip the lines and save time with a convenient in-store contactless checkout experience.

Grabango is a checkout-free technology provider that works with existing, large-scale store chains. The company’s computer-vision technology offers a wide variety of ways to shop that is built to eliminate lines and save time. It’s a fully contactless experience, allowing shoppers to select any non-age-restricted product in the store and then exit without waiting in line to checkout. Payment is automatically completed through the Grabango app.

“We’re always looking to improve the experiences of our valued ExtraMile shoppers,” said Bob Stolz, general manager of Chevron Stations. “That’s why we’re excited to work with Grabango to pilot their one-second-checkout technology at our Bollinger Canyon station.”

“We’re grateful to be working with one of the greatest consumer brands in the world to bring checkout-free to more shoppers,” said Will Glaser, CEO and founder of Grabango. “Grabango is honored to help Chevron usher in the future of physical retail shopping.”

Chevron is the most recent launch in a series of major retailers working with Grabango, including BPCircle K and MAPCO and several additional unannounced merchants.

ExtraMile Convenience Stores LLC, Pleasanton, Calif., is a joint-venture franchising company of Chevron USA, San Ramon, Calif., and Jacksons Food Stores, Meridian, Idaho. Stores are in seven states: Utah, California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho and Alabama.

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