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France's Casino expands partnership with Amazon

PARIS, April 23 (Reuters) - French supermarket retailer Casino said on Tuesday that it was beefing up its partnership with tech giant Amazon following the success of an earlier deal between its Monoprix supermarket chain and Amazon in Paris.

The new, extended partnership entails the installation of 1,000 so-called Amazon lockers in Casino stores across France and the availability of Casino-branded products on Amazon.

Amazon and Monoprix will also extend their partnership on the Prime Now grocery delivery service outside Paris and onto new cities in the next twelve months.

(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)