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How the Roomba Became the Pandemic’s Unlikeliest Winner

In the midst of a recession, even the company was surprised by the increased demand for a $1,000 vacuum

Photo: Kārlis Dambrāns via flickr/CC BY 2.0

Over the past few months of pandemic-fueled economic contraction, company after company has announced that its financial performance would be much worse than…

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