Kroger Is Building Robotic Warehouses In Grocery Business Race With Amazon05:19


The grocery chain Kroger plans to build as many as 20 automated grocery warehouses across the U.S., where robots will help fulfill orders placed online. It's part of a bid to compete with Amazon, which sent shock waves through the grocery business when it bought Whole Foods in 2017.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ann Thompson (@annthompsonwvxu), reporter and midday host for WVXU Cincinnati Public Radio.

This segment aired on August 2, 2019.

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