Why shopping is beginning to feel a lot like stealing

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  • MNmamaof4 Lakeville, MN
    May 20, 2014 4:17 p.m.

    This technology is eliminating some jobs while creating others. Retail and customer service are not the place to be, but someone has to develop, assemble, market, purchase, install and service all of this technology. Bottom line - get as much useful education, training and skill as you can. There will be less and less jobs available to those without any.

  • george of the jungle goshen, UT
    May 17, 2014 8:05 a.m.

    What is that saying? Give a man a fish, and you fed him a meal. Teach him to fish, you fed him a life time.
    I want to know how to make the net. I could feed a family.

  • Kings Court Alpine, UT
    May 17, 2014 1:12 a.m.

    It will be fun to see how capitalism works when nobody has a job because it has been outsourced to robots or self-service online techniques. If people don't have jobs, they won't have money to spend, and the whole rotten structure will come tumbling down. We are in for some exciting times folks, that's for sure.

  • OlderGreg USA, CA
    May 15, 2014 10:30 a.m.

    I like being able to go online and assemble an order. The store notifies me when "the workers in America" have gathered it all together. I drive to the store. "The workers in America" process the payment. "The workers in America" load it for me. In some cases, I can have "the workers in America" actually bring it to my home.

    "The workers in America" take my place wandering around the store, manhandling the shopping cart, queuing up to the cash register, and loading my vehicle, and sometimes unloading a vehicle.

    So, just where are "the workers in America" getting punched (other than having more work to do)?

  • Midwest Mom Soldiers Grove, WI
    May 14, 2014 10:51 p.m.

    Ah, yet another punch to the workers in America. Soon, we won't need people at all. Then think of the profits!

    Sears and Walmart. Two places where I don't shop.