The lower barrier for entry to market for startups and emerging brands created by the surge in online grocery shopping early in the pandemic is creeping back up as consumers increasingly return to brick-and-mortar stores for the bulk of their shopping...
Finnish online food delivery platform Wolt has raised over $500m from global investors in news that illustrates continued growth in home delivery for food and drink products is set to be one of the biggest trends of this year.
Online impulse purchasing is about knowing your shoppers and making an offer that “would speak to them at exactly the moment that they’re on that webpage," says Mondelēz’s global e-commerce director, Neil Ackerman.
The European e-tail sector is likely to grow 186 per cent by 2010,
but supermarkets should work to maximise market share by tackling
consumer barriers such as stock availability and allocated delivery
times, says analyst.
The prices charged by the leading UK grocers for their
Internet-based delivery service are being investigated by the
Office of Fair Trading, a probe which has prompted fierce denials
of wrongdoing by the major supermarket groups....
Trail blazers in e-commerce UK retailer Tesco announced this week
that for the first time ever booming online grocery sales have
reached more than £10 million (€15.6m) in a week - an encouraging
portent for yuletide spending.