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• The Ann Arbor News reports that " Inc. is contracting with SpartanNash Co. to supply products to the e-commerce giant's distribution centers ... The work for Amazon includes supplying products to the company's distribution centers for them to sell. Staples said work for the Seattle online giant fits into the company's normal distribution model, although the mix of products are different from what is supplied to other wholesale customers."
"We are excited about our relationship with Amazon," Dave Staples, the SpartanNash COO, said during a recent investor call. "While still a relatively new account, the volume has been greater than we expected and we believe that it has significant growth potential ... This relationship is a great example of our commitment to pursuing solutions for difficult logistic issues, and we continue to look at opportunities to grow sales with other non-traditional customers."

• The Consumerist reports that Target is discontinuing its Curbside click-and-collect test, which "kicked off in October 2014 with partner Curbside, and was being tested in 121 stores in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles."

However, it doesn't mean that Target is abandoning the digital arena.

The company tells Consumerist in an email that it “learned a lot” from the pilot, but that “at this time Target is focused on making sure we deliver and execute on retail fundamentals," including the enhancement of other e-commerce offerings.
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