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Robot Retail

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the use of robots in retail

Trend - Autonomous devices in retail spaces that ensure limited contact between employees and customers are on the rise. Though these technologies have been used sporadically, they're in accelerated development due to the implications of retail openings amidst the ongoing pandemic.

Insight - As people and brands adjust to reopened economies, safety is still a primary concern. Understanding the continued health risks, people are venturing out of their homes and shopping as long as they know that the retailers they visit are taking their health, and the health of their employees, seriously.
Workshop Question - How can your brand go above and beyond to protect customer and employee health?
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