International Media Response to Telexistence’s Press Release on 300-Store Deployment (Online Media Coverage)

On August 10, 2022, Telexistence issued a press release regarding the installation of TX SCARA into 300 FamilyMart stores across Japan. The press release generated a tremendous response, and within a month of its release, media in at least 27 countries around the world carried the news in more than 80 original articles.

In addition, we counted more than 200 syndicated articles derived from media outlets such as the Associated Press and Bloomberg, as far as we could research. Below is a list of the major original articles.

DateMedia OutletArticleLink
8/12/2022AiIExpressRestocking robots deployed in 300 Japanese convenience stores
8/11/2022AiTimesAI robot part-time job’ appears in Japanese convenience stores
8/31/2022Associated PressRobot that stocks drinks is newest thing at the corner store
8/10/2022AZoRoboticsTelexistence Announces Mass Production of AI Robot to be Installed in Japan’s 300 FamilyMart Stores
8/9/2022Bloomberg NewsRobot Arms Are Replacing Shelf Stockers in Japan’s Stores
8/11/2022Business FocusLabor shortage Family Mart deploys robots to save 10 hours of staff cost per day
8/10/2022Business Insider JapanIntroduced Famima “AI display robot” to 300 stores nationwide in late August. How far will labor saving go?
8/10/2022Business Next MediaThe whole family in Japan introduces a replenishment robot! Strive to open thousands of unmanned stores in 2024 to solve the labor shortage
8/15/2022C&I – Convenience & Impulse RetailingRobots to restock shelves in Japanese convenience stores
8/26/2022CanaltechRobots will replace drinks on store shelves in Japan
8/9/2022CNET Japan[Telexistence] Launched nationwide introduction of artificial intelligence robot “TX SCARA” for FamilyMart
8/12/2022CNET JapanBeverage refilling robot-FamilyMart to introduce AI robot “TX SCARA” to 300 stores
8/10/2022Convenience StoreRobot shelf stackers introduced to Japanese convenience chain
8/11/2022CyberNewsRobots hired to stock shelves in Japan’s stores short of staff
8/15/2022Digital HungaryThe merchandisers in this chain of stores are being replaced by robots
8/23/2022DIMEFamilyMart introduces Telexistence’s beverage replenishment AI robot “TX SCARA” to 300 stores in urban areas
8/14/2022disruptivetechasia.comAI Flying Off the Shelves: Restocking Robot Rolls Out to Hundreds of Japanese Convenience Stores
8/16/2022EmerceExperiment met winkelrobot Delhaize krijgt een vervolg
9/1/2022Entrepreneur MagazineMeet the Robot in Tokyo Helping the Worker Shortage
8/10/2022FierceElectronicsTelexistence robots to restock shelves at convenience stores in Japan
8/29/2022ForbesForbes Asia 100 To Watch 2022
8/21/2022ForbesYou Can Now Use WhatsApp On Windows Without Your Phone…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week
9/1/2022Fox BusinessRobots that stock drinks at convenience stores aim to automate all ‘boring jobs done by humans’
8/29/2022Geeky.NewsJapan: Telexistence to install refill robots in 300 convenience stores
9/1/2022GermanicThe latest in the shop around the corner: a robot that has drinks in stock
8/20/2022Harian MetroRobots ‘change’ human workers
9/1/2022Hindustan TimesThis robot ‘works’ in convenience stores in Japan: All you need to know about TX SCARA
8/10/2022HipertextualThis Japanese robot can replace supermarket stockers
8/10/2022IceThe end for the employees of the marketing chains? A new development in Japan is already on the way
8/12/2022IEEE SpectrumVideo Friday: Robots Stock Up
8/9/2022Impress WatchFamima deploys 24-hour “convenience store display robots” to 300 stores
8/11/2022InforChannelNvidia-powered robots fill shelves in Tokyo
8/24/2022InforChannelStock replenishment robot arrives at hundreds of Japanese convenience stores
9/1/2022IoT World TodayDrink-Stocking Robots Help Convenience Store Chain
8/25/2022IT Forum 365Robots start working in convenience stores in Japan
8/9/2022IT Media“Beverage display robot” expands to 300 stores at Family Mart, aiming for “zero replenishment work by people”
8/19/2022iThomeRetail IT Bi-Weekly Report No. 6: The whole family in Japan introduces an automatic replenishment robot, which saves the labor of replenishing 1,000 bottles of beverages per day
8/10/2022Jiemian.comFamilyMart in Japan will use robots to automatically replenish stock, which can reduce the daily working hours of store staff by nearly 20%
8/11/2022Jornal da RecordConvenience stores in Japan start hiring robots as stockists
9/4/2022La PresseScientific news in small doses
9/5/2022Lega Nerd MagazineRobot salespeople stocking the shelves
9/14/2022Mundo en LíneaArtificial Intelligence helps to not run out of stock and better customer service in mini-markets
9/7/2022NACS ConvenienceThe TX SCARA takes on the routine task of restocking the beverage cooler amid a labor shortage.
8/12/2022Natural NewsRobots replacing shelf stockers in Japanese convenience store chain
8/9/2022New York PostA robotics company is hiring restocking robots in 300 grocery stores in Japan
8/10/2022Noticias RCNIn Japan they replace supermarket employees with a robot
8/10/2022O GloboThe end of the stockist: robots leave industrial warehouses and arrive at stores in Japan
8/18/2022Oddity CentralJapanese Convenience Stores Introduce AI-Powered Shelf-Stocking Robots
8/11/2022PetrolPlazaFamilyMart to deploy stocker robots across retail network in Japan
8/10/2022Popular Science300 Japanese stores will be reshelved by robot arms next month
8/10/2022Portal MieRobots will be used in FamilyMart stores to replenish shelves
8/10/2022Robotics & AutomationTelexistence to install AI re-stocking robots in 300 convenience stores across Japan
8/10/2022Robotics & InnovationTelexistence restocking robot rolls out to hundreds of Japanese convenience stores
8/11/2022Robotics 24/7Powered by NVIDIA’s AI, Telexistence Robots to Restock Japanese Convenience Stores
8/11/2022Rosario3This is how the robot that replaces the refrigerators of a supermarket works: it is being tested in an international chain
9/8/2022SanookJapan has started using robots to stock items at convenience stores.
8/11/2022Smart Cities ElectronicsAI flying off the shelves: Restocking robot rolls out to hundreds of Japanese convenience stores
8/15/2022SohuJapanese company deploys robots to help convenience stores restock, powered by
8/9/2022South China Morning PostRobot shelf-stackers replace human workers at FamilyMart stores in Japan
8/29/2022Synapse AIJapan: Telexistence will install replenishment robots in 300 convenience stores
8/11/2022TaxiJapanese Convenience Stores Employ Robots To Address Labor Shortage
8/10/2022Tech TimesJapanese Stores Deploy A Fleet of ‘AI-Driven Robots’ To Replace Shelf Stockers
8/14/2022Tech Wire AsiaRobots to restock FamilyMart shelves in Japan
8/12/2022TechableLeave beverage refilling to the AI ​​robot! Operation at 300 Family Mart stores from late August
8/19/2022TechbangLet the clerk concentrate on serving customers at the counter. FamilyMart in Japan has begun to introduce TX SCARA robots to replenish the shelves.
8/18/2022TechEBlogTelexistance Partners with Family Mart to Introduce AI Restocking Robots at 300 Convenience Stores in Japan
8/13/2022The China Press NewspaperTo solve the manpower shortage, the whole family in Japan introduces a replenishment robot
8/11/2022The Iola RegisterJapanese retailers use robots to stock shelves
8/17/2022The Retail OptimiserFamily Mart automates refrigerated shelves with Telexistence robots
8/12/2022The Robot ReportRestocking robots deployed in 300 Japanese convenience stores
8/11/2022The StandardStaff shortage is not a problem! FamilyMart will use ‘robots’ to fill chilled beverage shelves. substitute for human labor
8/15/2022The StandardConvenience stores in Japan employ robots as full-time employees. Solve the problem of labor shortage
9/1/2022The StandardMeet robot that stocks drinks in convenience store
8/22/2022Wonderful EngineeringJapanese Stores Have Introduced Automated Shelf-Stocking Robots – Powered By AI
9/8/2022Xtrend NikkeiFamima in a place like this? The big game of opening 1000 stores with an unmanned system
8/31/2022Yahoo FinanceRobots that stock drinks at convenience stores aim to automate all ‘boring jobs done by humans’
8/15/2022Yahoo News TaiwanRobot startup Telexistence helps Japanese convenience stores save manpower for restocking through NVIDIA technology
9/2/2022ZME ScienceCorner stores in Japan hire robot stackers to help keep shelves full on the cheap