AT AMAZON.COM, GROCERIES MAY BE JUST FOR 'CLICKS'

SEATTLE - The move by Amazon.com here into a broader assortment of bulk dry groceries is more likely to affect warehouse clubs and other sellers of bulk food than supermarkets - unless the eventual goal is to move into perishables, industry observers told SN last week."If Amazon's aim is to be the Wal-Mart of electronic commerce, then food will certainly be a key element in boosting its image as a

SEATTLE - The move by Amazon.com here into a broader assortment of bulk dry groceries is more likely to affect warehouse clubs and other sellers of bulk food than supermarkets - unless the eventual goal is to move into perishables, industry observers told SN last week.

"If Amazon's aim is to be the Wal-Mart of electronic commerce, then food will certainly be a key element in boosting its image as a one-stop-shopping location that offers more than books," Art Turock, a Seattle-based co

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