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•  SpartanNash yesterday announced that its company owned chains - including banners Family Fare, VG’s Grocery, Dan’s Supermarket, D&W Fresh Market and Forest Hills Foods - are offering " free delivery on all online Fast Lane orders exceeding $35 beginning Feb. 1."

Fast Lane, the company notes, allows customers to "order from any grocery department, including beer, wine and liquor where permitted by law, for the same prices that are available in-store. Orders are fulfilled by SpartanNash personal shoppers who focus on selecting fresh, high-quality items and who communicate directly with guests via text messaging to determine preferences such as ripeness of fruit or thickness of steak. SpartanNash personal shoppers always communicate substitutions and out-of-stocks and ask guests if they want to add any last-minute products to their order. They are trained to select items with the latest expiration date and to diligently inspect all products for integrity.

"The free home delivery promotion will be available for a limited time in February, with the discount included automatically at checkout."