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Robots take retail jobs

The Wall Street Journal 07/19/2017

Retailers are increasingly turning to automation to reduce costs across their operations. One example is Walmart’s decision to replace human workers who counted cash and tracked the books at individual stores with a machine that does the same job while making digital deposits at banks. Workers displaced by the Cash360 machine were mostly placed in other jobs by the retailer, which operates 4,700 stores in the U.S

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