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Poppy: thoughtful appliances that restock themselves

It’s 8am and you’re late for work. You rush into the kitchen for a bowl of cereal only to find you’ve run out of milk. At that moment the doorbell rings. It’s a delivery of groceries that you didn’t order, including a carton of milk. That’s the future according to Poppy and Amazon Dash.

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It’s 8am and you’re late for work. You rush into the kitchen for a bowl of cereal only to find you’ve run out of milk. At that moment the doorbell rings. It’s a delivery of groceries that you didn’t order, including a carton of milk. That’s the future according to Amazon and the foundation of its Dash platform.

From pet feeders to coffee machines, consumer tech start-up Poppy makes “beautifully designed products that think for you.” Connecting with Amazon’s Dash Replenishment Service, Poppy’s appliances enable goods like coffee and pet food to be purchased and delivered automatically. Will this ...

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