It's quite possible the headline on this column is overblown and that robots will do nothing even similar to changing the face of retailing. But maybe something like that could happen. After all, the ultimate object of many who manage repetitive activities -- whether manufacturing automobiles, picking cases from a depot or running a store -- is to replace hand labor with machines. The earliest examples of replacing manual labor at distribution centers with mechanization centers go back a ...
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