The coffee company plans to overhaul its appliances in order to offer a better customer experience.

Within the next year, the coffee makers, refrigerators, and other appliances at your favorite Starbucks will be connected to the internet.

The company plans to double the number of its Clover coffee machines, which connect to the cloud, tracks the preferences of customers, allows digital update of recipes, and help baristas remotely monitor the performance of the machine. The company also plans to install connected refrigerators that alert staff when a carton of milk has spoiled.

According to an article on Bloomberg, the company is investing in technologies that can help the productivity of its operations personnel as well as improve the experience of its customers.

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