USA: GroceryWorks - pushing for profitability - COMMENT
eRetailer GroceryWorks will close two warehouse distribution centers. The Dallas-based online grocer will instead use a 'store-picking' method to fulfill online orders. While the move will certainly cut costs in the short term, sourcing from stores will ultimately increase GroceryWorks' operating costs. Even though it's backed by offline major Safeway, the firm will need to tread carefully if it is to survive.
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