The Robots That Stole Christmas - NBC Boston

    The Robots That Stole Christmas

    Many parents know that feeling of dread when you can't get your hands on the hot toy of the holiday season, but what you might not realize is that it's not just high demand that's making those items scarce. It's actually hi-tech, high-speed software robots that snatch up the sought-after toys before you can get them in your cart. Bree Fowler of Consumer Reports says you won’t beat the bots, so try to get ahead of the trend. Consumer Reports also recommends finding out what the actual retail price is so that you aren't gouged by a reseller. (Published Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017) Many parents know that feeling of dread when you can't get your hands on the hot toy of the holiday season, but what you might not realize is that it's... See More