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Lyft to home-deliver Walmart groceries in Denver (Video)

Denver Business Journal

Lyft is teaming up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to offer home grocery delivery in Denver in a bid to complete with Amazon.com Inc.'s same-day services.

It's part of a pilot program by Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) to home-deliver goods from its Walmart stores in Denver and Phoenix using ride-hailing services. It will use Lyft in Denver and Uber in Phoenix.

Wal-Mart will roll out a pilot "within two weeks," said Michael Bender, the retail giant's executive vice president of e-commerce.

“We’ll start small…