Procter & Gamble’s Charmin has been playing with a robot that delivers a replacement roll of toilet paper to consumers who might be in urgent need of such services. Such is the state of the consumer goods industry these days.
On a recent Saturday morning, after a busy week crisscrossing the country from Seattle to Dallas, to Orlando and Charlotte, I found myself exhausted and cranky. I’d returned to Chicago the night before on a late night flight. Now, I found myself alone reflecting on the past week.