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Robomart is a robotics company based in Milpitas, California, founded in 2017 by Ali Ahmed, Tigran Shahverdyan and Emad Rahim.[1][2] Robomart develops autonomous, checkout-free mobile stores.


Robomart debuted at CES 2018 where it unveiled its concept for a self-driving store.[3][4][5][6]

In January 2019 Robomart announced its first partnership with U.S. grocery chain Stop & Shop to commercially deploy its driverless stores.[7][8][9][10][11][12]


  1. ^ "Driverless Mobile Store Leverages RFID to Bring Food to Customers - 2019-01-29 - Page 1 - RFID Journal".
  2. ^ Sengupta, Abhishek (16 October 2018). "World's first driverless grocery store in Dubai soon?". Khaleej Times.
  3. ^ Kelly, Heather (11 January 2018). "Do we really need a self-driving on-demand corner store?". CNNMoney.
  4. ^ "Robomart is a convenience store that comes to your door". 10 January 2018.
  5. ^ "5 cool things from CES: Robotic dogs, Wi-Charge, Intel's drone show, Benjilock & Robomart". The Drum.
  6. ^ Margolis, Jonathan (16 January 2018). "From self-driving store to smell sensor, start-ups are thriving". Financial Times.
  7. ^ Frangoul, Anmar (17 January 2019). "Driverless grocery vehicles coming to Boston area".
  8. ^ Knoebel, Ariel. "Robot Grocery Stores Evolve The Home Grocery Delivery Model". Forbes.
  9. ^ "This start-up is launching a remote-controlled 'grocery store on wheels'". Washington Post.
  10. ^ Lee, Dami (16 January 2019). "Stop & Shop is testing self-driving mini grocery stores". The Verge.
  11. ^ Mogg, Trevor. "Robomart's self-driving grocery store is like Amazon Go on wheels".
  12. ^ Mims, Christopher (5 January 2019). "Why Your Ice Cream Will Ride in a Self-Driving Car Before You Do". Wall Street Journal.

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