LOGISTICS KEY TO E-GROCERY SUCCESS: ANALYST

SAN DIEGO -- Logistics represents a bigger challenge than technology to e-grocers right now, and that may give traditional supermarkets an advantage in launching on-line shopping services, said Matt Stamski, retail analyst, Gomez, Lincoln, Mass."In many ways, logistics is the end-all and be-all of this business, because if you can't get people the products they want with the best quality in the time

SAN DIEGO -- Logistics represents a bigger challenge than technology to e-grocers right now, and that may give traditional supermarkets an advantage in launching on-line shopping services, said Matt Stamski, retail analyst, Gomez, Lincoln, Mass.

"In many ways, logistics is the end-all and be-all of this business, because if you can't get people the products they want with the best quality in the time desired, you are not going to have much of a service, if you are a van-based delivery

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