Robotics in Retail

Robots have become progressively cheaper, smarter, more flexible and easier to train. This makes it easier for robots to infiltrate new industries and spawn new use cases at scale, including retail. With compounding advances in technology, robots are being redefined as physically embodied artificial intelligence (AI) agents. Retail Insight Network robotics dashboards brings you all the data and information on robotics in retail.

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Robotics Deals Activity in the Retail Sector

Retail Insight Network’s robotics deal tracker in the retail sector monitors deals involving robotics or similar technologies over the past nine quarters.

Robotics Deals in the Retail Sector: Q1 2020 – Q1 2022

6 Venture Financing

Total Value US$m: 4.8
YOY Change: -100%

4 Partnership

Total Value US$m: NA
YOY Change: -

3 Acquisition

Total Value US$m: 415.4
YOY Change: -100%

2 Equity Offering

Total Value US$m: 28.2
YOY Change: 511.1%

Robotics Driven Innovation in the Retail Sector

To best track the emergence and use of robotics in retail, Retail Insight Network tracks patents filings and grants as well as companies that hold most patents in the field of robotics.

Number of patents in Robotics in the Retail Sector: Past 20 years

Robotics patents tracker in the retail sector monitors the patents filings and grants over the past two decades.

Top holders of patents in Robotics in the Retail Sector: Past 20 years

Retail Insight Network patent ownership data monitors the companies that hold most robotics patents in the sector.

Number of Robotics Mentions in Filings in the Retail Sector: 2016-2021

Retail Insight Network tracks thousands of companies and their annual and quarterly filings. Our analysis tracks the mention of robotics in those filings over the past five years.

Robotics Versus Top 5 Themes in Retail

Retail Insight Network compares robotics mentions in filings versus mentions of other technology themes in filings data over the past five years.

Top 10 Companies with Robotics Mentions in Filings

Retail Insight Network tracks which retail companies mention robotics in filings most over the past five years.

Robotics Jobs Insights in the Retail Sector

Retail Insight Network monitors live retail company jobs postings mentioning robotics or those requiring similar technology skills.

Robotics Job Trends in the Retail Sector

Jobs postings by retail companies mentioning robotics over the recent past. Robotics jobs tracker in the retail sector looks at jobs posted, closed and active in the sector.

Most Active Retail Companies with Robotics Jobs

Retail Insight Network’s retail jobs tracker lists retail companies with most robotics jobs posted in the recent past.

Robotics Influencer Activity in the Retail Sector

Retail Insight Network tracks the mentions of robotics by pre-identified retail sector influencer on Twitter. The graph indicates the volume of tweets and influencers mentioning robotics through recent months.