A sign of things to come? Upscale U.K. grocer Waitrose reports a 10.2% gain in total sales, led...

|By:, SA News Editor

A sign of things to come? Upscale U.K. grocer Waitrose reports a 10.2% gain in total sales, led by a 55% jump in deliveries off of a rush of online orders with the Olympics in full swing. In the U.S., Whole Foods Market (WFM) has been dabbling with home delivery of groceries, with densely-populated areas such as Boston and L.A. a focus.