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The New York Times reports on how Walgreen is piloting the sale of fresh foods in some of its Chicago and New York stores, “selling fruit, vegetables and packaged meals ... Now, a trip to drugstores can include everything from mangoes and yogurt parfait to spicy tuna rolls and salsa-making kits.”

“We launched this pilot to provide fresh foods for customers who are looking to save time or possibly eliminate time from sitting down in a restaurant,’’ said Tiffani Washington, a Walgreens spokeswoman, “or even something fast to prepare for dinner that night.”
KC's View:
I can’t see Walgreen as being an alternative to a restaurant. But aside from that, I think it is clear we’re going to see a lot more of this.