Amazon planning expansion of online grocery business

  • Amazon is set to expand its online grocery business, according to a couple of people familiar with the situation on Tuesday.

    The company has been testing AmazonFresh in its hometown of Seattle for the last five years.

    It now plans to expand the business to Los Angeles this week and the San Francisco Bay Area later in the year.

    By 2014, AmazonFresh could be launched in 20 other urban areas, including some outside the United States.

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