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Walmart drops roving robots for inventory tracking

November 3, 2020

Via: Charged

Walmart has dropped plans to use roving robots to scan shelves and keep track of inventory, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.

The move brings an end to years of innovation for the retailer as it looked to use robots to assist shop staff in tasks such as keeping shelves well-stocked.

Walmart reportedly ended its five-year partnership with Bossa Nova Robotics Inc, which had been established to help improve the customer experience through the use of robots.

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