Robots are coming: Is “Starbucks Killer” headed to the U.S.?

Ever heard of Luckin Coffee?

Don’t worry.  You’ll start hearing about it soon as the company drives to replace Starbucks with its highly automated, cashless and low-priced coffee drink operations.

The company’s strategy focuses on millennials’ desire for coffee they can pickup quickly or have delivered versus Starbucks relaxed, sit-down environment.

Luckin, founded in China in 2017, already has about 4,500 stores in China — exceeding Starbucks 4,300 locations.

Experts say it’s only a matter of time before it invades Starbucks U.S.A. beachhead.