Target Says No to Robot Workers
Robot workers are becoming increasingly common in stores across the U.S. In fact, some even have names, like Marty from Giant Food Stores who roams the aisles with his googly eyes looking for spills, empty shelves, and other things that might be out of order. Walmart also adopted the new technology, and earlier this year announced plans to expand its robot fleet to more of its 4,600 U.S. stores.
But there’s one big box store that is resisting the idea of these “automated assistants,” and that’s Target.
CEO Brian Cornell gave it to us straight up: