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Walmart plans home delivery for 100 areas in the US this year

Walmart is the latest retail company to step up its home delivery game for online grocery orders. On Wednesday, the Arkansas-based big-box chain said it would expand its online grocery delivery to more than 100 metro areas across the US by the end of the year, up from six markets now.

Additionally, the service that allows customers to order groceries online and have them ready to be picked up at the store will be expanded to 2,200 stores this year, up from 1,200 now. Walmart is leveraging its vast network of physical stores to keep up with Amazon for grocery services now that the online giant owns Whole Foods. To that, Walmart is using 18,000 personal shoppers right now to pick groceries for customers ordering online, and that program…

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