BRAZIL CHAIN DELIVERS THE GOODS

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (FNS) -- Pao de Acucar, Brazil's second-largest supermarket chain, is one of the latest retailers worldwide to launch a home shopping and delivery service.Beginning this month, the chain's customers in suburban Sao Paulo can choose from among 2,000 items, excluding perishables, and place orders by fax or telephone. Next month shoppers will be able to use personal computers to

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (FNS) -- Pao de Acucar, Brazil's second-largest supermarket chain, is one of the latest retailers worldwide to launch a home shopping and delivery service.

Beginning this month, the chain's customers in suburban Sao Paulo can choose from among 2,000 items, excluding perishables, and place orders by fax or telephone. Next month shoppers will be able to use personal computers to order groceries and arrange same-day or next-day delivery.

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