New addition to the workforce at Walmart. A new tech trend has emerged at the world’s largest retailer, as Walmart brings on board thousands of robots in nearly 5,000 of its 11,348 stores. According to CNN Business , these robots will be scrubbing floors, scanning boxes, unloading trucks and tracking shelf inventory at mostly domestic US locations.
Robots will replace lower-level jobs – serving in janitorial functions as well as performing basic inventory work – in order to manage rising costs. A new robot unloader has already been used on the docks in hundreds of stores, pulling boxes from delivery […]