KHD Buzz – Walmart Deploys More Robots, Amazon Headed to Court Again, and More

KHD Buzz – Walmart Deploys More Robots, Amazon Headed to Court Again, and More

May 30, 2022 Off By Koehler Home Decor

Robot Help Heading to All Walmart Distribution Centers

All 42 of Walmart’s distribution sites will soon have robotics and automation technology installed. The store had previously stated that 25 of the DCs would be equipped with robots and software automation. The company is collaborating with Symbotic LLC, and the robots will perform a variety of tasks. Read More

Big Retailers Have Excess Inventory to Shift Post Pandemic

Customers don’t want to buy much of what retailers have to sell after stocking up owing to pandemic-related supply chain issues. As brands and retailers attempt to shift these products, retailers like Kohl’s, Target, and Walmart report high inventory levels, while discounters like Burlington and Ross Stores say they’re finding deals on all kinds of closeout items. Read More

Amazon Allegedly Discriminated Against Pregnant and Disabled Workers

The New York State Division of Human Rights has filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com, alleging that the corporation failed to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant and disabled employees, forcing them to take unpaid leave.

“At Amazon, we take pride in ensuring that all of our employees, including those with disabilities and expectant mothers, feel safe and supported. While we don’t always get it right with a workforce of over 1.6 million people, we work diligently to offer the best available options to accommodate individual situations,” said Amazon spokesperson Kelly Nantel. Read More

Pepsi Ends Longtime Superbowl Sponsorship

Pepsi has decided not to sponsor the Super Bowl halftime show any longer. The decision is part of a “bigger strategy shift to provide exceptional music and entertainment experiences” to people as the way they consume music evolves, according to the firm. Read More

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