ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Home delivery orders taken by a new automated telephone system at Barlow Foods here are generating an additional $3,000 to $4,000 in weekly sales. The single-store, upscale retailer, which introduced the program six months ago, said the surge in sales is largely attributed to business from new customers, and orders run about $75 to $80 on average. The service will add new functionality after the first of the year, said Dan Neumeister, marketing manager, who noted that ...

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