In Ocado’s world, the rise of the machines is unstoppable – Reuters

In Ocado’s world, the rise of the machines is unstoppable – Reuters

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  • Date: 25-Oct-2021
  • Source: Reuters
  • Sector: Retail
  • Country: Middle East
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In Ocado’s world, the rise of the machines is unstoppable – Reuters

Retailers looking to automate after COVIDOcado has partnerships in eight countriesAutomation to have big impact on jobs

ERITH, England, Oct 25 (Reuters) – In a warehouse in London’s suburbs, thousands of robots swarm in a mesmerising dance across the top of a grid the size of six football pitches, racing to supply groceries to the British capital’s shoppers.

Built by UK online supermarket pioneer Ocado (OCDO.L), the washing-machine sized bots have caught the eye of international retailers battling a shortage of workers and rising wage demands in a post-pandemic world.

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