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In the UK, the Mirror reports that Tesco "is poised" to begin offering customers the option of having their receipts e-mailed to them, instead of receiving paper receipts at checkout.

The company that would provide the service is eReceipts, which is chaired by Lord Ian MacLaurin, the former CEO of Tesco, who tells the Mirror, "We started it two years ago and it is accelerating away. We’ve had successful trials and the future is very rosy. It’s very exciting."

Tesco has not confirmed the report.
KC's View:
Love this idea. In many ways, supermarkets are coming to the concept late, and ought to be offering the option to a much greater extent.