Evansville, IN asked in Business Law and Internet Law for Indiana

Q: Can I list grocery products on my website for a grocery delivery service legally?

For instance, the customer will come to my website, click on the dairy category, and select a dairy product such as Walmart's Great Value Milk. They will then pay for the milk (essentially paying me to pay for it for them), and I will go to Walmart and pay for the item and deliver it to them. So should I be worried about doing this in any way, and is there a better way I could go about this to make it legal if it is in fact illegal?

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Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko
  • Plymouth, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: Walmart is known for being litigious. It sounds like you operate a shopping service. If you do not already have a coporate attorney, you should obtain one. It would not hurt to have that attorney review your business model to ensure that you comply with all licensing requirements. Be wary of trademark infringement!

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