Walmart May Be Readying An Amazon Dash Competitor

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Walmart has made it no secret that it won’t go gentle into Amazon’s good night, revealing last year that it would slow brick-and-mortar openings in order to focus on e-commerce expansion.  

“Using our patents search engine, we have unearthed a newly published Walmart patent application (originally filed in October 2016) for an IoT platform to track the way products are used in shoppers’ homes. The system places automatic re-orders when the product is used up or needs to be replaced.”

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