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The growth of automation and robotics in grocery

Automation and robotics carry a great deal of promise for the grocery industry. Advancements like self-checkout and AI-driven inventory management are helping retailers hone their merchandising and automate rote tasks at a time when finding workers remains difficult.

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  • Walmart banks on stores, robots as it stokes e-commerce
  • Kroger converts Tennessee store into self-checkout-only
  • Associated Food Stores turns to warehouse automation
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.