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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 | Jul 2016

Fresh start: Rising consumer income and broadband connections will expand the industry

IBISWorld’s Online Grocery Sales market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
PeaPod PeaPod market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 11-16
11.0%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
43,506
Businesses
2,525
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. Americans' affinity for the internet has driven industry growth. Broadband connections have increased, and the number of mobile internet connections skyrocketed, reinforcing demand for online retailing services. Looking ahead, the next five years promise strong growth for the Online Grocery Sales industry. Driven by declining unemployment and increased internet usage, industry revenue is forecast to rise substantially.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Online grocery sales have grown strongly over the past five years. However, many obstacles still remain for industry operators, as the prospect of ordering certain grocery items online still represents a hurdle for consumers. For example, according to a survey conducted by global management consulting firm, A.T. Kearney, over 60.0% of respondents expressed major concerns over the quality and freshness of the products offered online. These concerns have affected online buying decisions, as many consumers still prefer to shop at brick-and-mortar locations for specific items, such as produce and other fresh foods or prepared items... 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 chargesCandy and prepackaged snacksOther foods
 
Industry Activities
Selling canned goodsSelling dry goodsSelling frozen goodsSelling produce


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