SHOPLINK.COM SHELVES EXPANSION INTO PHILADELPHIA FOR LACK OF FUNDS

WESTWOOD, Mass. -- ShopLink.com here is quietly waiting out the e-commerce cash crunch, John R. Icke, chairman and chief executive officer, told SN.The company, which delivers groceries and services to customers in Boston and Southern Connecticut, has indefinitely postponed expansion to Philadelphia, which was expected to launch this quarter, Icke said. The decision to postpone the service, made several

WESTWOOD, Mass. -- ShopLink.com here is quietly waiting out the e-commerce cash crunch, John R. Icke, chairman and chief executive officer, told SN.

The company, which delivers groceries and services to customers in Boston and Southern Connecticut, has indefinitely postponed expansion to Philadelphia, which was expected to launch this quarter, Icke said. The decision to postpone the service, made several months ago, also meant 21 layoffs, he added.

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