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US retailers watch Amazon's grocery ambitions

Talking shop: Wal-Mart indicates potential of US online grocery

Talking shop: Wal-Mart indicates potential of US online grocery

The launch of a pilot online grocery retailing scheme by Wal-Mart Stores this week underlines the fact that so far this sector has been primarily the preserve of niche, specialist players. Ben Cooper examines whether Wal-Mart's entry has the potential to take online grocery shopping into the mainstream US market.