According to a recent SupermarketNews article, it will be easier to order food, groceries and medications from Amazon.com as the new year unfolds.
The prediction is based on a report from e-commerce specialist Edge.
“2019 could be the start of when grocery finally hits for Amazon,” Edge said in its analysis. “The e-tail giant’s grocery sales swelled 45% in 2018, yet that was less than the nearly 60% growth in 2016-2017. Amazon’s top grocery categories by sales in 2018 were cold beverages ($600 million, +35% year over year), coffee ($600 million, +40%), snacks ($300 million, +50%) and breakfast foods ($250 million, +15%). “
While the article went on to say that Amazon in still a long-way off from where they’d like to be in the food and grocery sector, their expansion will involve the addition of more Whole Foods and Amazon Go stores.
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