Assembly Line

Walmart Is Pulling Plug on More Robots

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✍️ Author: Sarah Nassauer

🔖 Topics: robotics, BOPIS

🏢 Organizations: Walmart, Bossa Nova Robotics, Cleveron

The retailer is phasing out the hulking automated pickup towers that were erected in more than 1,500 stores to dispense online orders. The decision reflects a growing focus on curbside pickup services that have become more popular during the Covid-19 pandemic and continues a broader retreat from some initiatives to use highly visible automation in stores.

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