Why is department store technology so old?

I was shopping at Macy’s with my wife recently when, during a long wait at the register in which I consequently got bored and started snooping around, I noticed how incredibly old their computers were:

And this is the case with most of the department stores I’ve been to. I worked at Mervyn’s for a few years during college and always wondered, even back then, why on earth their technology was so dated.

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