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 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
Fresh Direct Fresh Direct market share
PeaPod PeaPod market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 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 2013. 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. 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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