Albertsons Companies today announced that it is the first American grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery PickUp kiosk.
The new facility will be completed in 2023 and will feature automation technology and an evolved organizational infrastructure designed to enable long term, sustainable growth and success for its retail members.
METRO has signed an agreement with WITRON, an international leader in food distribution automation with whom the company is already working in Ontario, where similar facilities are currently under construction.
Walmart Inc. plans to bring shelf-scanning robots to 650 more stores this year, which would mean more than 1,000 stores would have them by the end of the summer. The new model is designed to be smaller and thinner, allowing consumers to more easily move around it.
Company Press Release — Nearly 500 robots will be coming to the stores of Ahold Delhaize …