refers to online purchase and delivery of grocery products. An online grocery store primarily sells foodstuffs and household goods. Busy lifestyles and increasing trends of digital shopping is driving the market for e-grocery. It helps in saving time and is a cost effective approach. Multiple distribution channels, flexible delivery options and multiple modes of payments are the major growth drivers of global E-Grocery market. Expensiveness, Unavailability of quick delivery and out of stock products are a few faced by global e-grocery companies which might limit the market growth in near future.The global e-grocery market
has been analyzed with respect to different parameters such as demand, supply, end-users, pricing and distributors. This market has been categorized by product type and by geography. On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into food products, beverages, cosmetics & personal care, baby care, stationery and households. Global e-grocery market is estimated to witness growth of XX% CAGR through 2016-2021.
The overall e-grocery market is also presented from the perspective of different geographic regions and the key countries in each region. Europe is the dominant region with XX% share in global e-grocery market. North American e-grocery market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of XX% through 2021. In Asia-Pacific region, China and India have a huge potential for growth.The global e-grocery market was dominated by companies, namely:
- Tesco Plc (U.K.)
- Amazon.com, Inc. (U.S.)
- Ocado Group plc. (U.K.)
- J Sainsbury Plc (U.K.)
- Wal-Mart Stores (U.S.).
These companies have considerable brand image and have gone through several M&As, partnerships and collaborations.Other major players in this industry are:
- Ahold Inc. (The Netherlands)
- Asda Stores Ltd. (U.K.)
- AaramShop.com (India)
- Supermarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd (India)
- Costco Wholesale Corporation (U.S.) and others.