Mar 26, 2020 - Economy & Business

Coronavirus is creating a renaissance for online grocery delivery

Data: Civic Science survey over four weeks; 7,606 total respondents; MOE ± 3%; Chart: Axios Visuals
Data: Civic Science survey over four weeks; 7,606 total respondents; MOE ± 3%; Chart: Axios Visuals

Online grocery shopping has had a renaissance over the past month as the coronavirus outbreak has sequestered more people indoors.

The state of play: The number of people who say they are doing more grocery shopping online has risen from 11% on March 1 to 41% on March 22, fresh data from CivicScience shows.

Why it matters: This could mark a sea change for companies like Amazon, Instacart and Walmart that have been investing heavily in grocery delivery.

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