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• William Morrison Supermarkets in the UK said this week that it is "in talks with Ocado Group Plc to support the start of its online business next year," according to a story from Bloomberg News, which adds that "Morrison will spend 1.1 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) this year investing in the online business, opening 40 percent more convenience stores and continuing the revamp of its existing outlets to halt the company’s slide in market share."

“Now is the right time to get into” the online grocery market, because “it’s accelerating,” says Morrison CEO Dalton Philips.
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