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Wal-Mart debuts automated grocery pickup

OKC unit offers shoppers 60-second service; promise of more efficiency

Call it an ATM for groceries.

Wal-Mart Stores is testing an automated kiosk to distribute online grocery orders to its shoppers at one of its stores near Oklahoma City.

The technology allows customers doing online grocery orders at the store to select self-service as a pickup option. Customers arriving at the kiosk provide a confirmation code on a screen, after which bay doors open revealing an assembled order in less than 60 seconds, Scott Markley, a Walmart spokesman, said F

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