Grocery delivery is all the rave these days. But, California startup Robomart is taking grocery delivery to new heights with its recently unveiled driverless, electric, mobile grocery store set to deliver fresh groceries to consumers at a rate heavily discounted from traditional grocery stores. According to the Digital Journal, the start-up hopes to amend difficulties brick-and-mortar grocers have faced in selling perishables through delivery services.
Differentiating from grocery delivery competitors in more ways than one, Robomart allows customers to individually select their fresh items, which the company found to be a primary concern with standard grocery. Robomart also operates via an Uber-like app, and features:
“I believe we’re creating a new category,” Ahmed Founder of Robomart said, according to Tech Crunch. “We think we’re competing with the sidewalk robots.”
According to Engadget, consumers can expect to see a Robomart pilot program in the Bay Area this summer, with prototypes available for retailer testing in the San Francisco Bay Area now.
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