From helping to ease the strain of a long work week to making food-shopping more accessible to people with disabilities, it's no wonder online ordering at major grocery chains across the country is rapidly on the rise.
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Online grocery shopping is a convenience and on the rise across the U.S.
US ONLINE GROCERY SALES IN 2018: $17.5 billion
- Amazon food and beverage sales up by 40.1%
SHOPPERS PROJECTED TO BUY SOME /ALL OF THEIR GROCERIES (within the next 5 years): 70%
POTENTIAL BENEFITS FOR YOUR WALLET
Using a smartphone to buy your groceries might seem complicated or pricey. However, it can be a helpful tool to manage and stabilize your monthly spending.
PROS OF ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING:
- Simplifies menu planning.
- Can help limit impulse buying.
- Quickly compare prices.
- May be able to easily search for digital coupons.
- Easy buy staple items in bulk.
ONLINE ORDERING AND DELIVERY HELPS SAVE TIME BY ELIMINATING:
- Driving to the store.
- Searching for parking.
- Wandering through aisles.
- Crowded conditions.
- Long waits to check out.
Online grocery shopping is just one way to help optimize your spending habits. There can be numerous other ways to help improve your budgeting and finances too.