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  •, the New York City-based e-grocery company, is expanding to New Jersey. It has started serving Jersey City, and expects to be in Hoboken by the end of the year.

    “We love New Jersey because the people there have been very patient waiting for FreshDirect to come into their neighborhoods," said company president Steve Michaelson. "Both the residents of Jersey City and the corporate clients have elected to do business with a company that offers a variety of fresh and prepared foods -- as well as the staples - custom fit to your order.”

    In the three years since launching, FreshDirect has filled more than two million orders and says it has more than 200,000 customers in the city of New York.

  • Costco reportedly has expanded its online presence in Canada, bringing the total of SKUs available there to about 1,000 after about six months of testing.

    The company says it will eventually bring the SKU count on the Canadian site to 3,000, the level maintained on its US site.

    The Canadian Costco site can be viewed in both French and English.

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