Walmart’s decision to end its five year experiment with Bossa Nova Robotics and their in-store robot program was unexpected, but upon further analysis not without merit, at least in the short term. Other robotics companies servicing the retail sector are progressing, but they must continue to innovate to be successful.
Robotics in retail are essential for companies to transform and to respond to rapidly changing market demands. Amazon, Bossa Nova, and Brain Corp provide examples.
With demands for hygiene and workforce efficiency at an all-time high, grocery stores are turning to robots like these to better track inventory and serve customers.
Which players are on the right track in scaling and maturing their retail-focused robots?
Network provider to test 5G data capabilities on autonomous mobile robots in stores.