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Looking sharp and professional in a black vest and bow tie, a humanoid robot showed up for its first day of work at a new job Monday selling coffee machines for food giant Nestle Japan Ltd.

“By simply answering my questions, I can tell which coffee machine is perfect for you,” Pepper declared with confidence during the opening rituals at Bic Camera’s Yurakucho store in Tokyo.

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