Leon Neal

Amazon is Testing Robots That Carry Packages on Sidewalks

What's Up Chicago

November 21, 2019

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Amazon will spend $35 billion dollars on shipping costs this year, more than twice what it spent two years ago.

  • Profits are shrinking but according to the CEO, they are working on a full drone fleet so you'll soon be able to order anything and get it in 30 minutes. 
  • Amazon is testing robots that carry packages on sidewalks.
  • It's invested in self-driving vehicles. 
  • Robots...lots and lots of robots taking over the world. 

Walmart is making some changes to its produce department.

  • More signs, larger and brighter bins, lower bins, wider aisles and moving all the organic stuff to one area to make one-stop shopping easier.
  • Walmart is the countries largest grocery retailer in the United States.

Oprah Winfrey is going on tour, and she's bringing a rock-star lineup!

  • Including Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, J Lo, Dwayne Johnson, Tiny Fey, Amy Schumer, and of course her BFF Gayle. 
  • It's going to be a wellness arena tour with Weight Watchers and is called "Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus".

The list of the "The Most Hated Thanksgiving Food Across the U.S." is out

  • Tracked, compiled, and broken down by state, the most-hated Thanksgiving dish of them all… Cranberry sauce. 
  • The second most-hated dish is green bean casserole​, followed stuffing and then sweet potatoes came in 4th most hated. 

In Sports:

  • The Bulls beat the Pistons last night at home
  • Mitch Trubisky is back to practice in time for the Bears to host the Giants on Sunday