The online grocery business is expected to heat up over the holidays as major players beef up e-commerce efforts and expand into new markets.
Driving the growth is the ramp up of fast grocery delivery services by Amazon and others and the expansion of curbside pickup by Wal-Mart Stores.
Also, tech-savvy consumers have an increased comfort level with buying
fresh foods online and see ordering groceries through an app as a way to
save time and avoid checkout lines.. . . more