PITTSBURGH -- Giant Eagle has agreed to partner with Symbol Technologies, Holtsville, N.Y., and IBM Global Services, Raleigh, N.C., in a pilot of a handheld, self-scanning shopping system, according to an industry source. No other details were available and executives at Giant Eagle would not comment on the test. The Personal Shopper System uses a handheld scanner, similar in size and appearance to a telephone handset, which customers pick up when they enter a store. Shoppers present a card ...

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