Global Food E-Commerce

This report forecasts to 2023 and 2028 global food e-commerce sales by major world region in nominal US dollars. World regions include: North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, and Africa/Mideast.

To illustrate historical trends, world and regional demand are provided for 2013 and 2018.

This report analyzes the global business-to-consumer (B2C) sale of food and beverage products. Sales include those made using devices that access the internet, such as: desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, point-of-sales transactions using contactless payment, and smart wearables. Sales made through retailer websites, physical stores (online in store), email, QR codes, catalogs, and smartphone apps are all included. Additionally, Value-Added Tax (VAT), sales tax, and delivery costs are included in sales figures.

Excluded from the data in this report are: consumer-to-consumer transactions (e.g., a private individual selling used items through an online marketplace), business-to-business transactions (e.g., a business paying a third-party delivery company), grocery purchases made via personal shoppers (as those sales are recorded as in-store purchases), non-food items sold by grocery retailers (e.g., cleaning or personal hygiene products), foods prepared by restaurants (e.g., pizza delivery companies), and returned items.

For the purposes of this report, the terms "food e-commerce", "online grocery", and "e-grocery" are used synonymously.

Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading suppliers, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
454111 Electronic Shopping
454112 Electronic Auctions

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