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Coles and Woolworths begin transition to automated workforces

Powerful new automation technologies, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence and advanced robotics, are beginning to transform the Australian economy and have now spread to the $3 billion online grocery market.

This week, Coles have announced they will be launching a new “electronic workforce” by 2023, while Woolworths have begun first tests of their new automated warehouse, leaving experts concerned that advancing technologies may cost Australians over five million jobs.

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