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• The Boston Business Journal reports that Ahold-owned Peapod "has been adding pickup service at its Stop & Shop and Giant stores at a rate of two to six stores a week in recent months. The company started about a year ago with a Stop & Shop in Abington, and now has more than 80 locations, including 29 in Massachusetts, Peapod director of marketing Peg Merzbacher says. Four are being added this week, including one in Wayland, and the company expects to have 100 by Thanksgiving.

"We’re finding that it’s definitely growing our e-commerce sales, for sure,” Merzbacher says. “It resonates for people for whom home delivery might not have worked.”
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