Amazon introduces Dash button for Prime members

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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SEATTLE, Wash. (WLS) -- Amazon is offering its Prime members a free shopping device called Dash.

It's a small Wi-Fi-enabled button that you hang in your home. For example, when you need more detergent or paper towels, you push the Dash button created for that product and the order goes straight to your Amazon Prime shopping cart.

Several name-brand products already have their own dash button, including Tide detergent, Bounty paper towels, Gatorade and Kraft macaroni and cheese.