Robots are transforming into retail associates.
Rising demand for robotics is due to:
⭐️ Global e-commerce growth
⭐️ Retail’s ongoing labor shortage
⭐️ Consumers’ expectations of speed
Globally, warehouses invested an estimated $36 billion in automation last year, up 20% from 2020.
Artificial intelligence (AI) powers many robotic innovations. To optimize human labor, AI automates repetitive, menial tasks, which frees up workers to focus on delighting shoppers.
No wonder Boston Dynamics robots celebrated by busting a move in this year’s Sam Adams Super Bowl ad: It’s robots’ time.
What do you think about the growth of robotics in retail?
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