Delta Associates: More grocery stores are coming, but they face online competition

Peapod expansion shows growth in online grocery shopping

However, in 2013, these types of stores represent 11 percent of market share. Trader Joes, an example of this type of store, will open its second location in the District in the U Street corridor in late 2013 or early 2014. Clarendon added a Trader Joes in 2011. Online grocery shopping is also becoming more popular, particularly in crowded urban areas. In the Washington and Baltimore markets, the grocery delivery start-up Relay Foods received an $8.25 billion investment to expand its business.
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Teens prefer online to offline

For a hands-on look at the HomeSync, check out our coverage from Mobile World Congress way back online beads in February. The device manual (PDF link) also popped up on Samsung’s site, but it yields no clue to price or availability. Considering that we’ve seen two major breaks on the web, I’d say that a launch is imminent. The curious mention of AT&T on the product page may imply that Samsung wants to promote the HomeSync in carrier stores.
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Also last month, one of Peapod’s sister companies, the Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn, introduced a pickup point at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, which allows customers to order items online from wherever they’re vacationing and then pick them up upon arrival. According to a 1,650-person survey released last year by the Food Marketing Institute, 46% of shoppers report never or rarely purchasing groceries online, but 54% say they occasionally do. Online purchases of grocery items typically include such items as health and beauty products, home and pet products, while “very few” shoppers about 4%, to be exact purchase fresh foods and produce. Meanwhile, consumers reported 2.2 weekly grocery trips in 2012, compared with 1.7 in 2011.
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ProtectFromDisasters.com Introduces Its New Online Store

The Company has also introduced its site visitors to a new blog, which is hosted within the online store. The blog shares complimentary survival tips, best practices, product reviews and more. New products are added to the site routinely and customers are advised to fill out the contact form found on the site for all inquiries or requests. In order to provide the most economical shipping options to U.S.
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Samsung HomeSync Drops Into Online Store Along With PDF Manual, But You Can’t Order It Yet

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The youngsters express a bleak vision of the future of the high street, with showrooming expected to be its core function. This is the prevailing attitude of teenagers towards the current retail situation, according to a five-year study by Amaze Generation. Now in its third year, the study, shows that 10-15 year olds, who will emerge as a powerful shopper demographic in a few years, have little hopes about the survival of the high street. The study looks at how technology is shaping the lives of digital natives and shows a clear preference for online shopping over purchasing in-store, with almost all of the youngsters and teenagers having bought online. Three-quarters of the group expressed a clear preference for online shopping, perceiving there to be more choice in the digital space.
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