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Pandemic innovation: Supermarkets invest in robot pickers as online ordering takes off

Mar 12, 2021
Grocery titans including Walmart, Kroger and Albertsons are developing high-tech solutions to accommodate shifting demand.
It's hard to know what grocery store jobs will look like in the future as automation advances.
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Social media fury over Instacart pay scale raises industry-wide concerns

Feb 8, 2019
Instacart and other apps are competing for consistent customers, while worker pay is inconsistent.
This illustration photo taken on December 22, 2012, in Paris, shows credit cards in a miniature toy shopping cart.
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