Cashier-free stores are ‘next big thing’, say VC firms

CHONGQING – Paying for your groceries by scanning a QR code on your smartphone is a perfectly normal thing to do in China today. As cold hard cash appears set to vanish into the mists of time, it seems that the cashiers are about to evaporate too. Over the weekend, Yiqi Shan, a cashier-free store in…