GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jul. 26, 1954

GOODS & SERVICES

Count Your Change. A cash register that figures out how much change a customer should get was put on sale by The National Cash Register Co. After computing a regular total, the salesclerk rings up the amount paid by a customer, punches a "change" key, and numerals flash up to show how much is due. The new register also issues a receipt listing each item, the total, the amount given in payment and the correct change. Price: as much as $350 above conventional registers.

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