Robots Could Wipe Out Some Other 6 Million Retail Jobs

Retail could actually lose a greater proportion of jobs to automation than manufacturing has, according to the study.
That represents at least 38% of the current retail work force, which consists of 16 million workers.
“Related: Department stores have lost more jobs than coal minesThe retail industry is already undergoing cataclysmic changes, with about 3,300 store closings announced so far this year, according to Fung Global Retail & Technology, a retail think tank.
Robots have already cost millions of factory jobs across the nation.
Here’s whyThat doesn’t mean that robots will be roving the aisles of your local department store chatting with customers.

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