Retail companies have used robots in their warehouses for years. Robots can sort and locate products faster than human employees, so they offer obvious advantages to large retailers.
People living in some cities may have noticed a new trend, though. Some stores now have robots working on retail floors, where they stock shelves and assist customers.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://community.robotshop.com/blog/show/how-todays-robots-are-revolutionizing-retail-stores