Robots Will Replace Humans in Retail, Says China’s JD.com

In The Daily Scoop by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Robots will eventually replace human workers in the retail industry, the chief executive of Chinese e-commerce company JD.com predicted on Tuesday. China’s second-largest e-commerce business has built up an extensive logistics network and is investing heavily in drones, robotics and automation. “Sooner or later, our entire industry will be operated by AI (artificial intelligence) and robots, not humans,” Richard Liu said retail executives at the annual World Retail Congress in Madrid. Read more at Reuters

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