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Innnovation Advice

Retail Automation is Coming to a Store Near You

Do you use the self service check out line or prefer to have a conversation with your cashier?What’s the future for stores with no cashiers? The Global Retail Automation Market is expected to exceed more than US $19.50Billion at a CAGR of 11.00% by 2023.

Retail automation is growing and automation eliminates tasks, not necessarily people, according to The Economist. Store employees will be there to help with the check out process, restocking the shelves, and to be available to answer questions. Retail and grocery employers will need to retrain their employees to work in new and different areas, even how to repair or program the automated check out lines.  

Now is the time to Invent the Future!

Retail shopping will change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 1000 years. These are 5 pieces of technology that will change the way you shop.


Bossa Nova robots roaming the aisles at a Walmart in Burbank, California. They're checking for out of stock items, mislabeled shelf tags and incorrect prices.

Take a quick shopping tour through the first cashier-free Amazon Go store in San Francisco.

Invendiv fully modular, secure, and automated grocery vending concept can carry any and all grocery products! Loading from front or rear, allowing for FIFO. Can dispense multiple products in one transaction. Connect one machine or ten.

Much like a self-driving car, the Auto-C Autonomous Cleaner uses assisted autonomy technology to clean and polish floors, freeing up associates to take care of other tasks. It’s another piece of technology that’s making Walmart more efficient.

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