SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here has begun testing portable self-scanning units for self-service customer checkout in one store. Hannaford is testing 64 handheld units in its store here. Upon completion of the yearlong test, Hannaford will analyze results to decide whether to expand the self-checkout devices to additional stores. "Customers are utilizing the self-scanning units not only as a method of quicker checkout, but also as an alternative to [enhance] traditional ...

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