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Online Grocery Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Grocery Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Food & Beverage Sales | Dec 2014

Fresh start: Low unemployment and more broadband connections will expand the industry

IBISWorld’s Online Grocery Sales market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$11bn
Annual Growth 09-14
14.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
20,119
Businesses
2,776
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While revenue for operators in the Online Grocery Sales industry fell during the recession, the industry's overall performance was not severely marred over the period. Over the five years to 2014, the industry has been driven by Americans' affinity for the internet. Broadband connections have increased and the number of mobile internet connections skyrocketed, reinforcing demand for online retailing services. Looking ahead, the five years to 2019 promise strong growth for the Online Grocery Sales industry. Driven by declining unemployment and increased internet usage, industry revenue is forecast to grow substantially.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Entry into the online grocery market is relatively easy, although barriers to entry are rising. The capital required to start an online grocery company remains limited to internet technology infrastructure, the procurement of inventory, transportation and storage space. These factors pose as minimal barriers to start-ups. Increasing barriers to entry stem from the rapid rate of technological change and potential increases in federal regulation with regard to the shipment and sale of certain food items. Firstly, e-commerce operates in the high-tech world of computer-based platforms and online systems... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Grocery Sales Industry?

Operators in this industry sell grocery items through online channels. The industry comprises companies that are based online and those that have both a physical presence and also sell food products on the internet.

Industry Products
Meat, fish, poultry and other deli itemsFruits and vegetablesDairy productsBeverages (including alcohol)Frozen foodsDelivery chargesOther nonfood itemsOther food items
 
Industry Activities
Selling canned goodsSelling dry goodsSelling frozen goodsSelling produce


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