Waitrose expands online

Site will deliver groceries, CDs, books, videos

Supermarket chain Waitrose is planning to expand its online offering the company announced Tuesday.

The company intends to offer groceries, flowers and wine online and will launch a shopping channel selling CDs, books and videos next year. Most of the major supermarkets now have some form of online presence, although none have yet launched nationwide Net shopping.

A spokeswoman for Waitrose admitted the store is taking e-commerce seriously but said there were no plans for a full grocery delivery service.

See also: the e-commerce special.