CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR DURING ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING

Gabriela Hanus

Abstract


Today consumers can buy almost any product using the Internet. Online nutritional and grocery shopping is becoming increasingly popular. The aim of this paper is to present the conditions of online grocery shopping and consumers’ attitude towards buying food via the Internet based. The assessment is based on secondary information sources. With online grocery supermarkets there are no limitations connected with localization and opening hours, and consumers have access to a large range of stores and products online across the world. The most important advantages of online shopping are convenience and time saving, while the most significant disadvantages for consumers involve the risk of incorrectly valuating some products and apprehension about the selection and handling of perishables, such as vegetables, eggs, and meat products.

Keywords


Grocery shopping, e-consumer, e-commerce, electronic retailing.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12955/cbup.v4.737

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