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In Pittsburgh, KDKA-TV News reports that Giant Eagle plans to launch its “Curbside Express” service early next month, allowing “shoppers to go online, check off whatever they want and have a personal shopper gather the items, bag them and load them into your car when you drive up.”

According to the story, Giant Eagle’s Robinson Market District store “will be the first to offer Curbside Express. The first use is free, but will cost you about $5 an order after.”

Expansion, the story suggests, will depend on how Curbside Express is received.

Full disclosure: Giant Eagle’s Curbside Express service is powered by MyWebGrocer, which is a longtime and valued MNB sponsor.
KC's View:
To compete in this environment, retailers simply have to begin testing and offering services like these.