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Walmart Bringing Shelve-Scanning Automation to a Number of Stores

Robots could soon be taking over a Walmart (WMT) near you.<p>The retailer said on Thursday that it will begin testing automation technology to carry out …

Walmart will soon have robots roaming the aisles in 50 stores

Walmart's robot fleet is expanding.<p>The retailer has been testing the robots in a small number of stores in Arkansas and California. It is now expanding the program and will have robots in 50 stores by the end of January.<p>Walmart CTO Jeremy King told Reuters that the robots are 50% more efficient …

Robotics

The future of shopping - no queues and no checkout

Amazon on Monday unveiled its vision for the future of grocery stores, and retail stores in general: a smart store that knows when you've selected an …

Amazon Just Opened Another Brick and Mortar Book Store . The World Shrugged

Commentators' collective reaction to the online giant's latest venture: meh.<p>Today, Amazon, the online shopping behemoth that has transformed how people buy, well, nearly everything, is taking its next leap forward. The only problem? This step into the future looks a whole lot like the past.<p>As of …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

Eat to 100: Discover the secrets to living long (and well) from the world's healthiest people.<p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team …

Why Online Retailers Are Flocking to Nordstrom

In the past few years, Nordstrom (jwn) has struck distribution deals for such hot, online-only brands like Bonobos, Shoes of Prey, and Baublebar, …