GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Meijer Inc. here will test eight, and perhaps up to 12, self-checkout stations in one hypermarket, in the largest single-store installation in the country. The chain, which has some stores that exceed 200,000 square feet and include more than 27 conventional checkout lanes, decided to evaluate the impact of more stations as a precursor to a wider rollout next year, according to a Meijer executive. The self-checkout stations, which enable shoppers to scan their items, ...

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