Economy Watch Weekly: Retail, Industrial Jobs Susceptible to Automation

Eighty percent of jobs in industrial-related industries and 63 percent of jobs in sales are at risk of disappearing as technology advances, according to a recent Citi report. Economy Editor Dees Stribling has the latest, for the week ending Sept. 8, 2017.

CPERadioAs technology advances, with costs coming down and efficiency improving, more businesses will find ways to use it, impacting human jobs, according to a recent Citi Global Perspectives & Solutions report. About 80 percent of jobs in transportation, warehousing and logistics and 63 percent of jobs in sales are susceptible to automation, which impacts both the retail and industrial sectors of real estate. But how great the impact will be is still uncertain. Economy Editor Dees Stribling has more from the report, for the week ending Sept. 8, 2017.