ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Woolies checkout champion (1967) | RetroFocus” – below is their description.
Retail grocery chain Woolworths held its annual Checker of the Year competition in September 1967. After correctly tallying up 30 groceries in 40 seconds, entrants would then need to pass a written test before being assessed on personality, appearance, deportment and speech. $750 cash, a two-week holiday to New Zealand, plus a trophy and sash all awaited the winner. This segment aired on the ABC’s This Day Tonight on 21 September 1967. More from RetroFocus https://iview.abc.net.au/collection/retrofocus For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Or follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au Or even on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnewsABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel