Walmart Working On 2nd Retail Skunkworks Site

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Ever wait on line at a Walmart service desk to return an online purchase? Chances are you’re still there.

Walmart is staffing a second facility in Texas that will use data science, machine learning, computer vision and other emerging technologies to solve commonplace problems in its retail stores. The new high-tech campus, in Plano, follows a sister site that opened last month in Austin. The facilities are separate and apart from Walmart's  e-commerce skunkworks operations in Silicon Valley and New York.

"Walmart is opening an emerging technologies office in Plano to work on new systems designed to improve store operations." 

See the full story at The Dallas Morning News


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