It was just a small hop from self check-out at the grocery store to self check-in at the airport. Now you can even self-tag your bags and self-board the plane. What's next?
In recent years, sales at airports and other travel venues have risen far more quickly than at regular stores for many chains, prompting luxury retailers to focus on the travel market.
Ahead of the summer travel season, some airlines are charging for carry-on bags. Industry expert David Parker Brown is defending the new fee.