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Nest vets eye 'showrooming' with startup

LOS ANGELES — It’s the bane of modern retailers’ existence: Customers who come into a store to check out a product — be it a smartphone or a toy or a book — and then turn around and order it online, maybe even from their mobile device right while they’re still standing in the aisle. That doesn’t bother the founders of b8ta, a software-powered retail concept from four alumni of Nest.
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