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J SAINSBURY PLANS INTERNET SHOPPING PROJECT

Monday 30 December 1996 | 00:00 CET | News
J Sainsbury (UK), food retailer, has joined forces with Hewlett-Packard, computer group, for the development of an Internet-based supermarket offering a full range of products. The new supermarket service will be launched in March 1997 and will be available to an initial around 200 shoppers who are currently taking part in trials in Bracknell and Watford, both UK. The service will be extended to between 500k and 1 mil customers during 2nd-half 1997. Customers are expected to be charged around GBP5 for home delivery, or GBP2 if they collect products themselves. Sainsbury believes that as many

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