Walmart Tests Online Grocery Service

People in San Jose can order on the Internet for home delivery
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 23, 2011 2:10 PM CDT
Walmart Tests Online Grocery Service
Actually going to the store might seem outdated soon.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The online grocery business is small-scale right now, but the potential for growth just got a lot better: Walmart is taking a stab at it. The chain announced it is testing a "Walmart To Go" service in San Jose, California, reports Reuters. Customers can order groceries from the store website and have them delivered. Low profit margins and the logistics of dealing in perishables have kept such services from going mainstream, analysts say. (Read more Walmart stories.)

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