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  • The Dallas Morning News reports that a new online grocery service has been launched in the Dallas area -, which offers "next-day delivery of everyday items alongside more gourmet, ready-to-cook specialty fare such as prime steaks, tamales and lasagna."

    At the moment, the business is limited to the Park Cities, Turtle Creek, Oak Lawn, Downtown, Uptown and Kessler Park areas, and is sourcing some of its products from local specialty operations that include Campisi's Oven Ready Meals & Pizzas, Mozzarella Co., Wild About Harry's and Rudolph's Prime Meats.

    There are two other online grocery services in the region:, and

  • The Wall Street Journal reports that Blockbuster plans to start up a DVD online rental service to compete with those operated by Netflix and, more recently, Wal-Mart.

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