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Amazon captures 18% of online grocery

January 18, 2018

Amazon accounted for 18% of all U.S. online grocery orders in 2017. According to One Click Retail’s annual report, Amazon brought in $2 billion for food and beverage sales, with cold beverages growing 65% year-over-year.

Other categories that topped the list of U.S. Amazon grocery research include snack food, breakfast food and candy and gum, proving that nonperishables continue to be very popular among Amazon grocery purchases.

And with the recent acquisition of Whole Foods, Spencer Millerberg, CEO at One Click Retail, believes that grocery will inevitably have a major influence on Amazon’s sales well into 2018 and beyond.

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