DALLAS -- Store-based fulfillment appears to be the next hope in the struggling-to-make-a-profit on-line grocery shopping arena. Following reports that Albertsons.com, Boise, Idaho, will fulfill on-line orders in the Seattle area from stores, and that the store-based on-line shopping system of Tesco, Ches-hunt, England, is nearing profitability, GroceryWorks.com here said that it will close its distribution centers and fill orders from stores. GroceryWorks, an on-line grocer that Safeway, ...
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