Translation of self-service in Spanish:

self-service

(US self-serve)

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈsəːvɪs//ˈˌsɛlf ˈsərvəs/

adjective

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    self-service restaurant self-service masculine
    • self-service store autoservicio
    • To cut costs, many retailers have been introducing productivity-boosting measures, such as self-service checkout lines.
    • On the entrance floor level, the Winter Garden has a self-service restaurant and dining area and a shop where the emphasis is on fine art publications rather than tasteful tea cosies.
    • The fact that Ikea is a self-service store that doesn't do business over the phone doesn't really strike me as something to get quite so bothered about.
    • Britain's first self-service store, Sainsbury's, opened in Croydon.
    • If he takes goods in a self-service supermarket he may be guilty of both offences.
    • Before 1950, when the first Sainsbury's self-service store opened in Croydon, shoppers used the parade of ‘convenience stores’ known as the high street.
    • In a self-service store, I buy matches from an Indian woman in a sari of deep colors.
    • They make store checkout scanners, including self-service scanners.
    • The former stables and coach house are now studios, workshops, retail outlets and a self-service restaurant which overlooks the cobbled courtyard of Kilkenny Castle.
    • Friends thought Tomás Garvey was mad when, in 1969, he decided to open Dingle's first self-service grocery store, a revolutionary concept at the time.
    • On my return, I converted the Brigade Road store into a self-service supermarket.
    • While they reported that some items were better suited to a specific type of service, the conclusion was that the average weekly turnover of the self-service shops was 37 per cent higher than that of their counterparts.
    • Those customers that do self-service transactions are the ones who are most satisfied.
    • The emergence of self-service grocery stores and the subsequent development of supermarkets have helped to transform the culture of British retailing and, with it, the way people shop.
    • Now, in some stores, even check-out is self-service, meaning labor in the grocery store is almost entirely out of sight.
    • The stall became a shop, and in 1962 the young William opened his first self-service store in an old Bradford cinema.
    • The very idea of a self-service grocery checkout is strange and wonderful.
    • There are both non-smoking and smoking areas in the restaurant and a self-service counter.
    • These days, shoppers can use self-service checkouts at supermarkets, which in the future could remove the need for staff.
    • Should customers require any assistance using the self-service checkouts for the first time, our staff are always on hand to help.

noun

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    autoservicio masculine