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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 Products Chapter

Food items

The most popular grocery products are fruits and vegetables (fresh and frozen), dairy items and beverages (including alcohol). Other food items include bakery products, snack foods, canned foods, pasta, condiments, deli and breakfast food. Grocery products, such as boxed food items, canned foods, pasta, rice and beans, condiments and dressings that have long shelf-lives are increasing in popularity. Also popular are fresh and frozen meat products, including poultry, fish and deli items. This is one of the largest categories of products that a retailer has to offer; meat products are a staple in most households. One of the biggest challenges for online grocery retailers is shoppers' concern over the quality and freshness of products, especially produce and meat... 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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