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China technology giants lead in battle for supermarket supremacy

They are transforming grocery shopping with big data and better supply chains

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AS Inc looks to swallow US grocery chain Whole Foods, China's technology giants are already digesting hefty bricks-and-mortar deals, taking the lead in the battle to transform supermarket shopping with big data and better supply chains.

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