At these unmanned trust shops in India, customers can pay as they please
April 13, 2016 - Uncategorized
In the last month, a series of unmanned ‘trust shops’ have opened in Bengaluru, without any shopkeepers, cash machines or camera surveillance. They run on good faith, with the customers free to pay what they like.
Started by food company iD Fresh Foods, the ‘shops’ are actually a series of unlocked refrigerators offering preservative-free Indian foods such as idli and dosa batter, and breads such as chapatis and parottas. Customers can pick up products and deposit the money at the cash box placed in the front, or pay in installments, if they’re not carrying enough cash in hand. Read more…