In this case, the place is Alaska and the people are the lucky finders of a bevy of Yeti coolers that washed ashore one day..and continue to do so. The coolers were the unfortunate casualties of shipping containers that fell off a freight ship when it encountered rough seas last October.
It has been no secret that manufacturers and retailers have been seeking solutions within the robotics industry for years to address challenges associated with labor, efficiency, and accuracy. However, there are some tasks where the human hand simply cannot be replicated. At Amazon, that task has been the act of product picking, that is, picking up products and placing them elsewhere.
Digital retail darlings like ThirdLove, Goodlife and True Classic Tees are taking the plunge into brick and mortar for the first time with Simon. These direct to consumer brands are working with Leap, a company that helps digital brands find their footing in physical stores. Leap and Simon recently formed a partnership to take it one step further to bring the brands into malls across America.