By Shira Ovide
Source: The New York Times
The conventional wisdom has been that the pandemic will spark a widespread and permanent shift in American habits from analog to digital. But what about that most basic habit — grocery shopping?
Americans spend more on groceries than almost anything else, and how we buy food is considered a finger in the wind to assess the future of our shopping habits. Right now, the direction is … unclear.
I have been scouring data on online grocery shopping in the U.S., and I will be humble and say that I don’t have a clear picture.