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Stephen Kling is a devoted Amazon.com shopper, but lately he’s been lured back to big-box retailers, buying items fromTarget and Office Depot. The reason? He can get same-day delivery.

Using a smartphone app from EBay, the San Francisco corporate trainer can order products from a variety of bricks-and-mortar retailers and get the items hand-delivered to him that same day, often within an hour. Last month, he ordered a $250 Nexus 7 tablet computer, and it was delivered to him within 30 minutes — at his barbershop.

Read more at latimes.com

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