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 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