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Online grocery continues to decline

- Analysis
The retail apocalypse, so much dreaded a year or two back, did not entirely materialize, but it was not completely illusory either, as we see from the closings of major flagship stores in downtowns like those of San Francisco and Chicago.

May online grocery sales slip year-over-year, pickup on the rise

- Retail
The U.S. online grocery market finished May with $6.9 billion in total sales, down 3.4% compared to last year’s $7.2 billion, according to the latest monthly Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded May 30-31, 2023.

April U.S. eGrocery sales up 1% YoY amid market evolution

- General News
According to the latest Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded April 28-29, 2023, overall eGrocery sales for April 2023 totaled $8.2 billion, up 0.9%, versus a year ago.

Supermarket online penetration slipped 2 percentage points in 2022 vs. 2021

- Retail
A new report examining where and how shoppers choose to buy groceries online found that while the overall base of average monthly users in the U.S. has increased by nearly 3 percentage points, the online penetration of Supermarkets declined by 2 points in 2022 compared to 2021 levels.

March online grocery sales drop nearly 8% as cost pressures mount

- Retail
The year-over-year decline was driven by the large core eGrocery segments of delivery and pickup, which contracted 7.4% and 8.5% respectively, as well as ship-to-home which fell 5.9%.

February 2023 online grocery sales rise slightly as delivery slips

- Retail
The U.S. online grocery market finished last month with $8.8 billion in total sales, up 1.5% compared to last year, according to the monthly Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded February 26-27, 2023.

January online grocery sales drop year-over-year

- Retail
The U.S. online grocery market finished January with $8.4 billion in total sales, down 1.2% compared to last year, according to the monthly Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded January 30-31, 2023.

U.S. eGrocery sales forecast to grow, increase market share in next five years

- Retail
U.S. online grocery sales are forecast to grow at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 11.7% over the next five years, increasing online’s share of overall grocery spending from 11.2% in 2022 to 13.6% in 2027, according to the 2023 Brick Meets Click/Mercatus 5-Year Grocery Sales Forecast.

December online grocery sales grow, led by pickup

- Retail
The U.S. online grocery market finished December with $9.1 billion in total sales, up 2.4% compared to a year ago, and only 2% lower than the record high of $9.3 Billion last seen in Q1 of 2021, according to the monthly Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded December 28-29, 2022.

November U.S online grocery sales drop 10% from year ago

- General News
The U.S. online grocery market finished November with $7.7 billion in total sales, down 10% compared to a year ago, but only 2% lower than the $7.8 billion reported for the two prior months, according to the monthly Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded November 29-30, 2022.