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Stop & Shop Stores To Host First Birthday Party For Resident Hazard Detector ‘Marty’

January 25

Marty, the tall, googly-eyed robot that roams Stop & Shop stores searching for spills and potential hazards is turning 1. To celebrate, select Stop & Shop stores will throw Marty a 1st birthday party on Saturday, January 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. complete with birthday cake, crafts for kids and giveaways.

Marty the robot is used to identify hazards and spills on the floor, allowing associates to focus on customers. When the robot detects a potential hazard on the floor, he notifies store associates who take corrective action.

Some fun facts about Marty on his first birthday:

·         Marty is from Kentucky and was created by Badger Technologies

·         Marty speaks both English and Spanish

·         On average, Marty spots 40 spills and potential hazards at each store every day

·         Marty has more than 300 cousins who also live at Stop & Shop stores across the company’s five state footprint

·         Marty’s favorite dance move is the robot (naturally)

More information about Marty can be found at: https://martyatstopandshop.com/


January 25
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