PLEASANTON, Calif. -- One of the country's largest supermarket chains has become the first to publicly announce an alliance with a third-party e-commerce Web site to source fresh foods. Safeway signed an agreement with Torrance, Calif.-based Agribuys to begin buying produce through the site, beginning with several offices in the retailer's home state. "Doing business online is just another way to source product in an efficient manner," Debra Lambert, Safeway's corporate public affairs ...

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