Robots, coming to a store near you

Yes, it’s official. The robotics revolution is coming to retail, as it is in many industries. I know robots roaming store aisles probably still sounds like something from “Back to the Future,” however, within a decade, I’m confident they will be such a normal part of the store experience we will find it hard to imagine life without them.

The core of the robotic advances is not so much their ability to move freely, though this is important in a busy environment, but their ability to help process and analyze the vast amounts of information they observe in real time, and a store’s capacity to act upon it.

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