Celebrating Marty the grocery store robot’s birthday is super depressing

Celebrating Marty the grocery store robot's birthday is super depressing

Marty the grocery store robot has officially wreaked havoc on Stop & Shop employees for one full year. A real milestone.

If you’re reading this article, you’re likely familiar with Marty, the giant gray, aisle-patrolling, essentially pointless robot that Stop & Shop introduced to more than 300 stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Jersey in 2019.

Marty bots roam the stores, but don’t clean up spills. Instead, when the autonomous robots detect a spill, piece of debris, or any sort of potential hazard on the floor, they simply report it to a store employee who then has to clean it up by hand. Read more…

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