Friday, November 11, 2016

Holiday season expected to accelerate online grocery rivalry

Customer makes online grocery pickup at Wal-MartThe 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

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