Walmart looks to undercut Amazon with new robotic employees


Walmart is expanding its network of friendly store robots. 

Robotic employees have been roaming the aisles of Walmart stores in Arkansas, Pennsylvania, and California for the past three years. The retail corporation told CNN that the program is expanding to locations in El Paso and Fort Worth in Texas, and Jacksonville, Florida. 

The bots will arrive by the end of January, and will expand Walmart’s program to cover 50 stores in total. The expansion should be little surprise to anyone familiar with the retail-giant sphere: Walmart has spent the past few years doing everything and anything it can to speed up its infrastructure and beat back Amazon.  Read more…

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