WEBVAN EXPANDS NONFOOD WITH BOOKS

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- The Webvan Group here has added books to its growing list of nonfood products in an effort to provide added convenience for on-line grocery shoppers.An initial 80 titles of hard and softcover bestsellers, children's, cooking and wine books were introduced earlier this month. The number will eventually grow to some 300 different selections, Bud Greeby, Webvan's director of corporate

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- The Webvan Group here has added books to its growing list of nonfood products in an effort to provide added convenience for on-line grocery shoppers.

An initial 80 titles of hard and softcover bestsellers, children's, cooking and wine books were introduced earlier this month. The number will eventually grow to some 300 different selections, Bud Greeby, Webvan's director of corporate affairs told SN.

The on-line food retailer, which plans to expand outsid

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