US online grocery sales have risen by 80% since March

An overview of US online grocery spending and customers during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

More customers and more frequent orders is driving growth in online groceries in the United States, according to research from food strategists Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

Over one-third (35%) of households shopped online for groceries in June, equal to 45.6m customers. This is up 2.6m (6.0%) from May and 6.1m (15.4%) from the start of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in March.

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