Walmart Ends Contract With Robotics Company, Opts For Human Workers Instead, Report Says

November 3, 2020 Melissa Repko, CNBC

At some Walmart stores, robots have roamed the sales floors and helped check if shelves were stocked. But the big-box retailer has now decided to end its contract with the robotics company behind those machines after finding that people can do about the same work, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.