Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Walmart to open new type of tech lab

Chain Store Age
Walmart is preparing to launch what it calls an Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL). The lab, which is located inside its store in Levittown, New York, will test both associate and customer experiences, according to TechCrunch.

In addition to using artificial intelligence (AI) to better identify when items are running low, and proactively replenishing stock, Walmart also envisions using the technology to identify spills, better understand when shopping carts are running low near the entrance, and identify when items are on the wrong shelf, the report explained. . . . more