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  • The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) announced a partnership with Irish e-commerce company Buy4Now to provide e-grocery services to come of its stores.

    Buy4Now currently provides similar services to Superquinn, one of the world’s premier supermarket companies with a legendary reputation for customer service.

  • Ahold’s Stop & Shop division announced that it plans to roll out its Shopping Buddy technology – which allows consumers to scan groceries while shopping and key their purchases to a frequent shopper program that maintains a personal shopping list and personalized promotions - to 20 stores during the first quarter of next year. The move follows a pilot run in three stores.

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