Reply to post: So went the horses and carts

Nearly a million retail jobs will be destroyed by the march of tech, warns trade body

ratfox Silver badge

So went the horses and carts

Innovation regularly makes whole industries redundant. That's a fact of life.

People in those industries can have trouble adapting. We may be able to help some of them.

For all the rest: This is why we need a good social security system.

The one mistake we should not commit is to refrain from innovating in order to protect existing industries.

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