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Wal-Mart (WMT) is considering a radical plan in which store customers would deliver packages to...
Wal-Mart (WMT) is considering a radical plan in which store customers would deliver packages to online buyers. The move - essentially renting out space in customers' cars as delivery vehicles - would put the retailing behemoth squarely in the middle of the "crowd-sourcing" phenomenon in which people casually rent out a spare room, a car, or even an article of clothing. The initiative is only in the "brain-storming stage" with a variety of legal and regulatory hurdles needing to be cleared before the retailer could proceed.