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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 | Sep 2015

Fresh start: Rising consumer income and 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
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 10-15
16.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
21,573
Businesses
3,121
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. Americans' affinity for the internet has driven industry growth. Broadband connections have increased, and the number of mobile internet connections skyrocketed, reinforcing demand for online retailing services. Looking ahead, the next five years promise strong growth for the Online Grocery Sales industry. Driven by declining unemployment and increased internet usage, industry revenue is forecast to rise substantially.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Entry into the online grocery market is relatively easy, although barriers to entry are rising. The capital required to start an online grocery company remains limited to internet technology infrastructure, the procurement of inventory, transportation and storage space. These factors pose as minimal barriers to start-ups. Increasing barriers to entry stem from the rapid rate of technological change and potential increases in federal regulation with regard to the shipment and sale of certain food items. Firstly, e-commerce operates in the high-tech world of computer-based platforms and online systems... 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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