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Tesco, the leading UK food retailer, said that it has reached the equivalent of $16 million in weekly online sales through its division, selling an average of about $160 worth of merchandise to some 100,000 households.

"These figures show that supermarket shopping online has finally turned the corner," CEO John Browett said in a statement. "A proportion of last week's sales are from customers taking our advice to stock up early for Christmas - but it's mostly down to people doing their regular weekly shop with, rather than instore."
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