Amazon to sell alcohol online
Amazon, America's largest onine retailer, is now selling wine online. They were due to launch their wine arm in October 2008 but had to stop development blaming regulatory barriers to shipping alcholic drinks in the US.
The company have acquired a Texas-based web business called Woot. The newly-acquired company are famed for their deal-a-day selling technique.
Consumers can now choose from 22,000 grocery products online and can give a star rating to products.
The UK launch comes shortly after the company began offering fresh food and household products in Germany, the only other European market where it has introduced a grocery site so far.