JB Hi-Fi may replace cleaners with robots

 In Australia, NewZealand

JB Hi-Fi is considering replacing some of its cleaning contractors with robots in a bid to automate and save costs, according to one of the company’s non-executive directors, Wai Tang.
In a roundtable discussion ahead of International Women’s Day, Ms Tang said disruption and volatility in the sector had led to many changes.
The company had recently started trialling whether robots could be used to clean shop room floors.
But such a move, if it was formally implemented, would "displace many jobs", she said. Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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