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Investors Business Daily reports that while Walmart “remains tight-lipped about its recent grocery- and home delivery-related trademark, ‘Wam! by Walmart,’” the application seems to be connected to pilot tests of “fresh grocery delivery in six markets, via several couriers: Deliv in San Jose; Uber in Phoenix, Tampa, Orlando and Dallas; and in-house trucks in Denver … The pilot program is meant to provide insights into the process - presumably so Wal-Mart can later figure out how to best scale up operations.”

In those half dozen cities, the story says, “Wal-Mart shoppers can have groceries dropped off at their doorstep in as soon as four hours, or as far away as six days in the future. More than 1,100 Wal-Mart locations across the country also offer online grocery pickup.”

"We know one thing's for sure, that (customers) want a delivery option and so we're committed to that," says Walmart spokesperson Molly Blakeman. "And you're going to hear more from us this year on delivery."
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