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Brand Activation & Immersion Apple Expands Recycling Program For Earth Day 2019

The tech co is not only investing in its robotic phone recycling program to help more consumers curb electronic waste, but is also launching a Material Recovery lab in Austin to further its sustainability research

Consumer Goods Walmart Expands In-Store Tech To Assist Employees With Menial Tasks

The big box retailer is rolling out robots and other tech to help employees with repetitive jobs like cleaning floors and sorting inventory, leaving more time for customer assistance

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Alibaba's Mobile-First FlyZoo Hotel Lets Guests Navigate With Their Face

The first hotel from the ecommerce mainstay lets guests access elevators and rooms through facial recognition, book and check in via the app, and even order more towels through a room robot

Automotive Walmart, Target Collaborate With FedEx To Offer Autonomous Same-Day Delivery

FedEx is enabling autonomous delivery via robotic vehicles for the brick-and-mortar outposts of the big-box retailers, catering to rising consumer expectations for speedy service

Food & Beverage Giant Implements In-Store Robot To Track Spills And Restock Shelves

Giant Food Stores launched a robot called Marty, which can relieve human employees of tasks such as monitoring the store for safety hazards like spills or keeping track of shelf stock, letting associates engage in more meaningful work

Delivery & Logistics College Students Can Order Healthy Snacks Delivered By A PepsiCo Robot

Acting like mobile vending machines, a robotic delivery fleet will offer a small selection of snacks and beverages to students at 50 spots on a California campus

Home Roomba Lets Owners Give Voice Commands Using Google Assistant

Google is helping equip the latest vacuum device from iRobot with a camera and odometer permitting optimal spacial awareness and customizable functions as well as integrating Google Assistant

Loyalty & Membership Robot Delivery Service Drives Packages To Customers' Current Location

The service aims to make package delivery more convenient by holding customers' items and employing self-driving robots to deliver when they're ready, wherever they are

Post Purchase Service & Support HSBC Enlists A Robot Greeter As Part Of A Branch Banking Redesign

As part of a larger plan to enhance its real-life banking experience, HSBC enlisted the help of the robot Pepper at its flagship Fifth Avenue store, attracting branch visitors while providing answers to customer questions and even taking selfies

Store Experience & Design Burger Joint Offers Customers Quality Food At Low Prices Thanks To Patty-Making Robot

Pasture-raised beef, toasted rolls and sliced-to-order veggies are just some of the advantages made possible by Creator's patty-making machine, ultimately reducing kitchen labor and cutting costs for customers without sacrificing quality

Technology Customers Design Their Own Cocktails With App-Controlled Bartender Robot

At the robotic bar designed for cruise ships and hotels, patrons can craft their own concoctions or choose from a pre-made list

Fashion & Apparel Zara Looks To Offer Seamless Shopping With New London Store

The unprecedented move lets shoppers pick up their web purchases in-store the same day, and strives to transform the consumer shopping experience by offering the best of in-person and digital purchasing

Retail Amazon Is Said To Be Building Robots For The Home

Amazon's latest technological feat is codenamed "Vesta," the robot designed to assist consumers within their homes

Design Apple Launches Tech-Recycling Drive On Earth Day

Tech leader even builds a new recycling robot out of old parts to reduce iPhone waste