Robots Are Working Retail Jobs at Walmart Now
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August 30, 20191 min read, 183 words

Robots Are Working Retail Jobs at Walmart NowRobots Are Working Retail Jobs at Walmart Now

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Published: August 30, 2019  |  1 min read, 183 words
Back in 2017, Walmart launched a pilot project that made some of its old-school brick-and-mortar retail stores seem like futuristic testbeds. The chain began trialing robots that could scan shelves to make sure items display the correct price and that they’re in stock, a test tha...
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Great Context
August 31, 2019
A brief but informative piece on how automation is changing the, in this particular case, retail work environment. Contextually relevant within the broader discussion of the increasing use of robotics in the workplace. A prospective reader will find this article worthwhile and apropos of the times.
August 31, 2019
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Credible
September 4, 2019
This is a super short article announcing that Walmart is rolling out more robots in the store. It has a slightly negative slant towards the news, and contains very little content.
September 4, 2019
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August 30, 2019
This is a nice look into Walmart's decision to use more robots within stores. The author does well to make sense of the story, why Walmart is headed in this direction, and what the implications might be for consumers who will now become accustomed to walking the same aisles as robots. Very interesting story and I look forward to Andy Meek's followups.
August 30, 2019
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