Video Gizmos Do Everything But Bag The Groceries

Supermarket shopping is on its way to becoming a more entertaining chore. Video screens are set to invade stores. Flat-panel displays on push carts will accompany shoppers, dispensing information on special promotions and, at the push of a button, dietary tips and recipes. And strategically spotted TV monitors will carry ads and community bulletins. It all stems from research showing that consumers make most buying decisions after they're in a store.

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