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Sainsbury’s shoppers threaten boycott over ‘ridiculousreceipt rules

SAINSBURY’S shoppers say they feel likehostagesafter being forced to scan their receipts before leaving the store.

Barriers at self-checkouts in a handful of the supermarkets will not open unless you show proof you paid for your groceries.

Barriers at Sainsbury's self-checkouts will not open unless you scan a receipt

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The measures were brought in at the 153-year-old grocery giant following security concerns.

But the rules, 哪一个 塞恩斯伯里的 said arenot new”, left some loyal shoppers vowing never to return.

One fumed on twitter: “Essentially they are holding [人们] hostage against their will.

Another erupted: “I’ve been loyal to Sainsbury’s for 30 年. Now it stops. How dare you insult me, by scanning receipts to leave.

Others complained they never request a receipt when prompted.

While another claimed even discount stores don’t have such barriers.

One of the stores at the centre of the storm was a Sainsbury’s superstore in Redhill, 萨里.

A Sainsbury’s spokesperson said: “This is not a new security measure and features in a small number of our stores at the self-service checkout areas.

Similar measures are seen at Primark, Ikea and Costco, the bulk buy store.

The Sun tried out the system at Primark, 但 warned shoppers of the receipt risk.

It was recently revealed self-checkouts are proven to leave you more likely to accidentally steal.