Fujitsu To Acquire Optimal Robotics Self-Checkout Business

Monday 5 April 2004 11:20 CET | News

Fujitsu Transaction Solutions has signed a definitive agreement with Optimal Robotics to acquire Optimals self-checkout business for $35 million in cash and an assumption of liabilities. The agreement is subject to approval by Optimals shareholders The agreement covers self-checkout systems and related services marketed by Montreal-based Optimal under the U-Scan(R) brand. U-Scan is a leading self-checkout system in North America. The agreement also would enable StoreNext Retail Technologies LLC, the market leading 50/50 joint venture between Fujitsu and Retalix, to offer self-checkout solutions to wholesalers and independent grocers through its extensive dealer network. U-Scan systems enable shoppers to scan, bag and pay for their purchases with little or no assistance from store personnel. Available in many of the top grocery chains, U-Scan self-checkout systems have been deployed throughout the U.S. as well as in Canada and the U.K.

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