Marty celebrates first birthday at Stop & Shops across western Massachusetts

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Stop & Shop’s googly-eyed robot Marty who searches for spills and potential hazard turned one on Saturday!

According to a news release sent to 22News, Stop & Shop celebrated Marty’s first birthday party from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at select locations across western Massachusetts. Shoppers can look forward to birthday cake, crafts for kids, and giveaways.

Marty’s a day and night fixture at Stop & Shop stores, seven days a week. Aside from fascinating the children, this electronic helper is an invaluable asset to management.

Fun Facts about Marty:

  • 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)

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