FORT MILL, S.C. — A Bloom store here on Thursday launched a new cart-mounted technology system known as PAT (personal assistant technology) that allows shoppers to locate products, view a digital sales flier, look up recipes and access online shopping lists. The touch-screen device is being supplied through a previously disclosed partnership with Springboard Retail Networks, Toronto. The device includes a global positioning system (GPS) that alerts shoppers to price specials in their ...

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