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Online shopping is moving into the grocery business.

How would you like to order you groceries online – and then pick them up all ready to go? Or have them delivered to your home?

Wal-Mart has started a test program to see how well the idea works.

Right now, the program is offered in Denver and San Francisco – but could be soon be a nationwide thing.

Customers have the option to order online, and pick up at the store.

You don’t even have to get out of your vehicle.

Wal-Mart says the time is right for this pilot program to study customers’ evolving habits.

Forrester Research predicts online grocery shopping will be an $18 billion market this year.

Wal-Mart has more than 4,200 stores nationwide.

Customers also have the option to have them delivered by a refrigerator truck.

The fee? $5 to $7. No tips allowed.

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