FOOD LION TESTS SELF SCANNING TO SPEED CHECKOUT

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Recognizing that consumers don't enjoy waiting in checkout lines, Food Lion here is testing self-scanning stations at one of its Charlottesville, Va., stores in an attempt to speed the process."This is a one-store test for us," said Tawn Earnest, corporate communications coordinator for Food Lion, which has five stores in the Charlottesville marketplace. "We are the first supermarket

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Recognizing that consumers don't enjoy waiting in checkout lines, Food Lion here is testing self-scanning stations at one of its Charlottesville, Va., stores in an attempt to speed the process.

"This is a one-store test for us," said Tawn Earnest, corporate communications coordinator for Food Lion, which has five stores in the Charlottesville marketplace. "We are the first supermarket in the area to have a self-scanning system," she added.

The chain installe

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