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 - Industry Locations Chapter
Operators in the Online Grocery Sales industry do not always establish operations following the distribution of population. However, densely populated regions is an important factor to an operator's geographic location, but not as much as with physical retailers. Also, online grocery companies choose their location with rental and transportation costs in mind because most e-commerce dealers require large amounts of warehouse space.
Operators in the Online Grocery Stores industry are largely concentrated in the Southeast, West, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes, which together account for nearly three-quarters of total industry establishments. These regions include highly populated states like New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and California... purchase to read more