America Online, Reston, Va., said it would partner with Wal-Mart, Bentonville, Ark., to offer a combined Internet access/shopping service in the United Kingdom and Germany. AOL said the service would be offered through CD-ROMs to be distributed at Wal-Mart's Asda supermarkets in the United Kingdom and in Wal-Mart locations in Germany starting later this year. The companies also said they have taken a 22.5% stake in ShopSmart, a London-based Internet shopping portal. ion investment with ...

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