Front-end self checkout appears to be a growing trend in the nation's largest retail operations, although there is still some resistance and skepticism from smaller retailers. According to Falls Church, Va.-based Food Marketing Institute's 1999 In-Store Systems Study, 14% of companies with 11 or more stores reported using self-scanning checkout devices in about 25% of their stores. In contrast, this technology has been in operation in Europe for the last decade and has expanded dramatically ...

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