A new “Walmart To Go” service was unveiled in the San Jose CA market on Saturday, 4/23/11. Consumers can buy fresh produce, meat and seafood, frozen food, bakery, baby, over-the-counter pharmacy, household supplies and health and beauty items from the company’s website. The orders are packed in tote bags and delivered the next day by temperature-controlled trucks. Delivery fees start at $5, and the minimum order is $49.
Grocery sales accounted for 54% of Walmart's revenue last year.
Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04.....ss&emc=rss
Similar services are common in Europe and available in some large U.S. metropolitan areas.
I researched it a bit and found several others who offer grocery delivery.
• Peapod, limited area - http://www.peapod.com/consumer.....CQBD0WSIIQ
• Fresh Direct, New York area - http://www.freshdirect.com/about/index.jsp
• Amazon Fresh, launched in 2007 for the Seattle area - http://fresh.amazon.com/Search?tn=1