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How US Consumers Are Shopping for Groceries: Analyzing Ticket, Traffic, Channels and Pricing

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Grocery retailing in the US has changed dramatically in recent years to adapt to new consumer behaviors. In the aftermath of the pandemic, how are US consumers shopping for groceries? We assess which trends are fading and which behaviors will stick in the world of grocery retailing.

We present our key insights, covering the following areas:

  • Basket size and trip frequency—including the return of mission-driven shopping
  • Consumers’ preferred channel for food and nonfood
  • Price per unit shifts
  • Competitive pressures from superstores and quick-service restaurants

For more on grocery retail in the US, read our reports on the resurgence of private label and the future of the US grocery market, as well as our weekly US Consumer Tracker series.

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How US Consumers Are Shopping for Groceries: Coresight Research Analysis

  1. Basket Size and Trip Frequency
  2. Sales Channel
  3. Price per Unit
  4. Grocery Retailers vs. Superstores
  5. Groceries vs. QSRs

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