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US in-store pickup of online purchases does not save much time: study

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In-store pickup is one of many services being tested as retailers try to use their stores as mini-shipping hubs.

San Francisco

MAJOR US retailers including Target Corp and Toys "R" Us have begun allowing shoppers to collect online purchases at their brick-and-mortar stores, but a study shows the option often saves little, if any, time over in-store shopping.

According to a small study to be