The majority of shoppers could be buying their groceries online within five years, much sooner than previously thought.
A joint report from the Food Marketing Institute
and Nielsen predicts 70 percent of consumers will be buying at least a
portion of their groceries online in the next five to seven years, CNBC reported. Both groups had previously estimated the shift would take place over 10 years.
Shoppers are still expected to spend 80 percent of
their grocery dollars in stores, as they tend to be loyal to their
grocers, per CNBC.. . . more