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automation

automation Archives

Drakes integrating data analytics into state-of-the-art warehouse

Warehouse on track for 2019 launch, says Drakes CFO.

Grocery delivery to be automated within 20 years?

Driverless grocery stores replace supermarkets, while mail is handled by automated delivery units.

How shoplifters justify theft at supermarket self-service checkouts

For some supermarket customers, the removal of store clerks is a green light for dishonest behaviour.

Preparing for massive job disruption

Automation will have an enormous impact on the way people work, and experts say hardly anyone is adequately prepared for...

The end of customer service

Is it any small wonder that we are witnessing the end of a retail era?

Millions of retail jobs at risk due to automation

Lack of disclosure on key labour metrics by retailers puts investors in the dark on how companies are responding to new ...

Robotisation and the future of retail

Nicky Bryson asks, what does the ‘rise of the robots’ mean for retail?