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

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Re: News just in...

in fact I will happily pay over the odds to support local business when they've got the the thing I want - but they almost never do.

Ain't that the truth! Tried to purchase a headband from local sport/fitness stores without success. Cost via Internet from the mainland $AU35 plus P&P. I purchased four fro $4 from China post paid. Tried to purchase a USB 3 hub from Dick Smith (recently went titsup) and was told there was insufficient demand for USB 3 hubs for them to stock. So it goes...

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