COMPTON, Calif. -- Ralphs Grocery Co. here will conduct a one-store test of customer self-scanning technology.
at accepts cash, credit and debit cards, and dispenses change.
The self-scanning stations feature computer monitors that prompt shoppers through the checkout process, and they can be programmed in several languages.
Officials at Ralphs declined to comment, but a source familiar with the situation indicated that the system would be operational by May. The loc