SAN ANTONIO -- H.E. Butt Grocery Co. here is testing self-scanning technology that allows customers to browse store aisles, scan item bar codes and total their orders electronically. The store testing the technology has 96 handheld scanners and four registers designated for payment of self-scanning orders. The units and registers are located in the front of the store. "We're trying to achieve increased satisfaction with the checkout process and decrease wait times," said Bob Killough, ...

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