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

The Online Grocery Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 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


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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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