‘Stop & Shop’ Announces Creation of New Robot Customers – Striking Workers Will Be Fired And Worker Supporting Customers Replaced As Grocer Goes Completely Automated

A solution to the worker problem, and the customer problem for the troubled enterprise. When some suggested that maybe they could get robot managers and robot owners, the company nixed the idea.

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“Who needs customers?” the owners of the Stop & Shop supermarket said at a special news conference to announce their fully automated business model. Many have seen the impressive robot that has been patrolling the aisles of Stop & Shop stores. The googlie eyes make the robot seem so human and relatable A great feature is the ability of the robot to detect spills and and items dropped on the floor and immediately use the store intercom to order the human workers to clean up the mess.

Stop & Shop has 31,000 workers on strike in 240 stores across Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhoade Island. Customers are staying away in support of the strikers and because of the disruption to the stores.

That’s when the bosses realized they could start paying the robot workers, and then having them as customers to buy the electric batteries they use and the power to…

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4 thoughts on “‘Stop & Shop’ Announces Creation of New Robot Customers – Striking Workers Will Be Fired And Worker Supporting Customers Replaced As Grocer Goes Completely Automated

  1. Is this satire? Because I find it hard to believe that a company would fire its workers and replace them all with robots and continue to stay in business by claiming that the robots could purchase the products sold by the business. How would robots buy the batteries necessary for the robot to function? With what? Its paycheck? And batteries for robots would not keep a business operating for very long, not unless multiple businesses were buying said batteries for robots that replaced workers from all across the planet. This doesn’t make any sense.

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  2. I’m pretty sure it’s satire, Shelby. I think what they’re trying to do is highlight the insanity of companies firing all their workers to replace them with robots. They’re left with no one to buy their products.

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