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Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

U.S. demand for grocery delivery is cooling as food prices rise.
In June 2020, grocery delivery was a $3.4 billion business. But by June 2022, that had fallen 26%. Consulting firm Chase Design says it's hard to get the delivery premium below $10 because of fuel and labor costs.
Karen Raschke, a retired attorney in New York, started getting her groceries delivered early in the pandemic. Each delivery cost $30 in fees and tips, but it was worth it to avoid the store.
Then earlier this spring, Raschke learned her rent was increasing by $617 per month. Delivery was one of the first things she...
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Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise

Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise

1 month ago   |   By WESH

Grocery delivery saw tremendous growth during the first year of the pandemic.
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