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Online sales at regional grocers drop 13.5% in Q3 vs. year ago

- Retail
Composite-level sales across 25 U.S. grocery banners dropped 13.5% during a 12-week period ending September 20, 2023, versus the same period last year, according to the just-published eGrocery Performance Benchmarking report from Brick Meets Click and sponsored by Mercatus.

NGA helps retailers with SNAP online purchases

- Retail
The National Growers Association Foundation has launched a website to answer retailers' questions about online SNAP purchasing.

Online grocery sales up 5% year-over-year in October

- Retail
The U.S. online grocery market increased by 5.0% versus last year, ending October with $8.2 billion in sales, according to the latest monthly Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded October 30-31.

Ahold Delhaize USA to sell FreshDirect to Getir

- Retail
Ahold Delhaize USA announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its FreshDirect business to Getir, a pioneer in ultrafast grocery delivery operating in key markets in the U.S. and globally.

Cornell study finds online grocery baskets have less produce than in-store carts

- General News
Online grocery carts tend to include less variety and fewer fruits and vegetables than those in a trip to a brick-and-mortar supermarket – but online shoppers are less susceptible to unhealthy impulse buys, a new Cornell study has found.

Kroger now accepts EBT payments for SNAP online grocery orders nationwide

- Retail
The Kroger Co. today announced it now accepts EBT payment for digital Pickup and Delivery orders across Kroger Family of Stores, expanding customer access to fresh, healthy foods under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Online grocery sales drop 3% in September

- Retail
Brick Meets click says the sales dip driven by lower average order values and lowest order frequency rate since pre-COVID.

DoorDash expands grocery selection with new partners

- Retail
DoorDash, the local commerce platform, today announced multiple new grocery partners, continuing its swift acceleration in the category.

Uber Eats partners with Save Mart for grocery delivery

- Retail
Today, Uber Technologies, Inc. announced its newest grocery partnership with Modesto, California-based retailer The Save Mart Companies to bring Save Mart, Lucky, and FoodMaxx locations to the Uber Eats app for on-demand and scheduled delivery.

Online grocery sales up 8.7%

- Retail
As many households engaged in back-to-school activities, the online grocery market in the U.S. grew 8.7% compared to last year.