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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 2013

Fresh ingredients: Declining unemployment and increasing broadband connections will grow revenue

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
$6bn
Annual Growth 08-13
3.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
12,594
Businesses
1,735
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Americans' increasing adoption of, and reliance on, the internet as a source for shopping has supported the Online Grocery Sales industry's growth for the past decade. While revenue fell during the recession, overall performance was not severely marred over the period. Moreover, although external competition from traditional brick-and-mortar grocery stores will remain a consistent threat, declining unemployment and increased internet usage will grow revenue.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Americans' increasing adoption of, and reliance on, the internet as a source for shopping has supported the Online Grocery Sales industry's growth for the past decade. The internet offers easy access to specific products, price comparisons across websites and the convenience of shopping from home. During the recession, this trend buoyed most internet-based retailers, including grocers. Over the five years to 2013, the industry has grown at an average rate of 3.0% per year to about $6.5 billion, which includes a 6.8% increase in 2013 alone.

The number of broadband connections supported industry growth during the past five years and as mobile internet connections skyrocketed, e-commerce turned into m-commerce (mobile commerce)... 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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