4/8/2004

New York is behind the curve in self-checkout technology, because it makes sense only in large stores, which are the exception rather than the rule in the city. One retail consulting group estimates that 95% of American supermarkets will have self-checkout to some degree by 2006, noting that the technology will give them a competitive advantage as they face pressure from Wal-Mart.

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