A recent survey from Korn Ferry found that 47% of retailers are having a hard time finding seasonal workers this year.
Brexit has led to a dearth of seasonal migrant workers in the United Kingdom. Robo pickers could plug the gap.
Big retailers are out with plans to staff up ahead of the holidays. Perks include discounts, holiday pay, and in some cases, higher wages.
The multimillion-dollar industry relies heavily on H-2B visa workers from Mexico and Central America.