Buehler’s Fresh Foods and Mercatus, a leading provider of grocery eCommerce solutions, today announced a partnership to bring Buehler’s valued customers a modern, fully integrated online ordering and fulfillment experience.
Starting February 28, Amazon Fresh is rolling out a new fee structure for grocery deliveries using the Amazon Prime service.
The new facility also provides for an additional $10 million in funding, subject to the completion of certain milestones in a process for the sale of the company.
Mercatus, a leading provider of grocery eCommerce solutions, today announced the evolution of Mercatus Mobile - an entirely new mobile commerce experience for grocery retailers and their customers.
There’s no question online grocery shopping is now mainstream, but the future may not be smooth sailing.
What did this almost post-pandemic year tell us about ultra-fast purchasing habits?
While convenience is a driver of online grocery sales, it comes with a price, and not everyone is willing to pay it. Click-and-collect appears more popular than delivery, Brick Meets Click research shows, with more than 45 percent of shoppers choosing curbside and/or store pickup.
Year-over-year ecommerce grocery sales remained strong through the first six months of this year, but the growth rate has slowed since the Covid spike that took place in 2020.
Early in the pandemic, ecommerce sales focused on canned and packaged foods along with long-lasting pantry vegetables like onions and potatoes. Since then, consumers have become more comfortable purchasing fresh produce items online.
Covid, that major disruptor, gave a shot in the arm to online grocery sales. Various consumer surveys show that approximately half of all U.S. adults shop for groceries online at least sometimes.