LONDON -- J. Sainsbury plc here is opening an 80,000-square-foot dedicated distribution center to service England's burgeoning home-shopping market. "We hope to have it up and running by early 2000," said Sainsbury spokeswoman Tammy Phillips. The move to the dedicated warehouse model marks a change in the retailer's home-shopping strategy, which has been to pick items from the store shelves. Other home-shopping services, such as Peapod, Skokie, Ill., have been moving toward dedicated ...

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