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Should Robots Have a Face?

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As automation comes to retail industries, companies are giving machines more humanlike features in order to make them liked, not feared.

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On Feb 27, 2020
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Should Robots Have a Face?

As automation comes to retail industries, companies are giving machines more humanlike features in order to make them liked, not feared.

NRF: Roving robots report for work at all Giant Foods’ stores

At the NRF Big Show in New York on Monday, Nick Bertram, president at Giant Foods, revealed that the supermarket chain is rolling out “Marty,” a 6’3” robotic assistant, to all 172 of its ...

Walmart wants robots in stores. Target doesn't

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Tally trials begin in Giant Eagle stores, as Simbe aims inventory robot at global grocers

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Modern Black Friday Work Force: Postal Clerk, Influencer, Robot

They’re still selling you stuff, but the e-commerce era has redefined who, exactly, works in retailing.

Automation in groceries could be the next step in want it-need-it-get-it now

Robotics is emerging as an important element in retail. While consumer-facing robots remain a challenge, their efficiency and accuracy is helping them gain ground on the back end — ...