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UK Online Grocery Market by quarter, market sizing

UK Online Grocery Market by quarter, market sizing

The UK online grocery sector is highly innovative and disruptive - and it provides a template to the rest of the world. Online is - hard discount and convenience apart - also the only meaningful growth driver in UK grocery at the moment.

While the sector is dominated by Tesco, Asda, Ocado and Sainsbury’s, the recent entrance of Amazon threatens another upheaval. Providing the most professional platform the pureplay and its marketplace could become the choice of route to market for many FMCG companies and has the potential to truly change the nature of the game once again.

Online grocery UK 2017 features in depth analysis and data on online grocery sales, orders, and customers for each of the UK’s main grocers (Tesco, Asda, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Morrisons). It also provides exclusive analysis on the rest of the sector and a forecast.


Executive summary – the state of the sector
Tesco – market leader and market maker
Online grocery, UK sales by quarter in £m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK sales, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in £m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK orders by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK orders, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK active customers by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth
Online grocery, UK average basket size and shopping frequency 2010-2017
Asda – George the non food jewel in the crown, the OG template for Wal-Mart
Online grocery, UK sales by quarter in £m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK sales, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in £m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK orders by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK orders, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK active customers by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth
Online grocery, UK average basket size and shopping frequency 2010-2017
Ocado – the pureplay disruptor, catching up fast
Online grocery, UK sales by quarter in £m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK sales, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in £m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK orders by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK orders, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK active customers by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth
Online grocery, UK average basket size and shopping frequency 2010-2017
Sainsbury’s – falling behind, focus on non food and Argos
Online grocery, UK sales by quarter in £m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK sales, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in £m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK orders by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK orders, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK active customers by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth
Online grocery, UK average basket size and shopping frequency 2010-2017
Waitrose – in recovery mode
Online grocery, UK sales by quarter in £m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK sales, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in £m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK orders by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK orders, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in m) 2010-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK active customers by quarter in m from Q1 2010 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth
Online grocery, UK average basket size and shopping frequency 2010-2017
Morrisons – the latest entrant, partnering with both Ocado and Amazon
Online grocery, UK sales by quarter in £m from Q1 2014 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK sales, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in £m) 2014-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK orders by quarter in m from Q1 2014 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth rates
Online grocery, UK orders, annual historical and forecast of sizes (in m) 2014-2017, analysis
Online grocery, UK active customers by quarter in m from Q1 2014 to Q1 2017, y-o-y growth
Online grocery, UK average basket size and shopping frequency 2014-2017

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