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Dow Jones reports that Walmart’s Asda Group in the UK “will start e-mailing customers images and details of products from the store's buyers in the Far East, asking whether they want to see them in stores. The program is believed to be one of the first of its type in the world for a retailer … The program is planned as a pilot that will begin this fall for non-food items and encompass all 363 Asda stores in the U.K.”

There currently are no plans to expand the program to the US. At least, none that Walmart is talking about.
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