5 new retail technologies coming to a store near you

LAS VEGAS—Tomorrow’s retail stores want to take a page from their online rivals by embracing advanced technology — everything from helpful robots to interactive mirrors to shelves embedded with sensors. The goal: Use these real-world store features to lure shoppers back from the internet, and maybe even nudge them to spend more in the process.…

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Rough start for U.S. Republicans in first day of Trump-era Congress

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Ford cancels plan for $1.6 billion plant in Mexico after Trump criticism

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Kang’s DUI arrests may cost him WBC roster spot

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