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OMG This Store’s Shopping Baskets Are Actually Genius

Consider the game changed.

Posted on December 9, 2016, at 10:40 a.m. ET

Anyone who's ever set foot in a store knows that salespeople are an irreplaceable part of the shopping experience — but sometimes, you're just browsing and minding your own business.

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Seriously.

Enter these genius shopping baskets — the ones on the left have a green tag indicating that you don't need any assistance, and the ones on the right have an orange tag alerting salespeople that you do need help.

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Basically, it stops employees and customers from wasting time, and it eliminates any awkward or unnecessary interactions for people who like to keep to themselves. Brilliant.

The baskets are used at a location of Innisfree, a Korean beauty store with locations in several Asian countries. According to a user on Reddit, where the photo was posted, they solve a problem that's prevalent in those stores.

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Redditor hand_ shared the photo on Dec. 8 after seeing it at a store near Gangnam Station in Seoul they told BuzzFeed News.

Some Redditors pointed out the potential issues of the game-changing baskets. For instance, the store may run out of one kind during busy hours.

Another person wondered what would happen if a green-basketed shopper suddenly had a question for a salesperson.

It's not a perfect system, but if it saves certain people from interactions like these, it can definitely be considered a win.

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