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Target's new 'Open House' puts Internet of Things on display

MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp. is set to open Friday an experimental store in San Francisco that will help consumers explore how connected devices can work together in their homes. The 3,500-square foot lab of sorts is called "Open House" and is located below one of its CityTarget stores in a space where it had run a C9 Active Apparel store since 2012. The store features about 35 devices available for sale such as a Nest Thermostat, a Sonos music player, and a Ring smart doorbell. Only about a third of the products are currently sold in Target stores. Eddie Baeb, a Target spokesman, said that if successful, the Minneapolis-based retailer could replicate some of those presentations in...