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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
PeaPod PeaPod market share
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 - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the Online Grocery Sales industry has a low level of concentration, with the top four players accounting for less than 20.0% of total industry revenue in 2014. Many online grocery retailers are small to medium size private establishments that operate on a state and regional level and serve niche markets. Although online grocery retailers offer similar products and services, low industry concentration stems partly from the diversity of regions covered by industry operators as well as problems related to scale. For example, the industry's major player PeaPod, which delivers products to more than 350,000 customers in 12 states and the District of Columbia, captures about 8.7% of the total industry's market share... 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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