Bossa Nova follows Walmart deal with UK move

Bossa Nova follows Walmart deal with UK move

US-based inventory robots venture, Bossa Nova, has announced the opening of a Sheffield, UK office and the appointment of Red McKay as Managing Director.

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The move builds on a Stateside deployment in Walmart stores. “The UK is a natural extension for our retail service solutions, and we expect rapid expansion under the leadership of Red McKay,” says Martin Hitch, Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer at Bossa Nova. “Red’s experience of working for retailers and their suppliers will ensure a successful launch of our services in the UK.”

The venture chose Sheffield for its universities’ excellence in robotics and access to world-class talent. It is also looking to advance its partnerships with the UK robotics industry.

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