Walmart Bringing Robot Assistants To Stores

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Walmart is hiring robots to replace human tasks that humans didnt enjoy doing. In a bid to save on labor costs as reported by The Wall Street Journal. All of this is coming at the cost of human labor. The company also reportedly has plans to expand grocery stores in major US cities later this year. Walmart has been testing out this technology in hundreds of stores over the past year. Walmart is adding robots to help it manage rising costs including for store labor. Walmart also has been running an experiment at 50 stores with Auto scanning robot. Walmart is bringing thousands of robots to its stores across America. In turn according to a Walmart press release. Customers dont have to interact with another person if they dont want to and they dont have to pay shipping costs

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