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The August 2022 Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey says that "total U.S. online grocery sales slipped by less than 1% versus last year to $8.5 billion" during the month, with research showing that "eGrocery sales have remained at significantly elevated levels following the dramatic surge experienced at the onset of the pandemic."

Other findings:

"During August 2022, over 68 million households went online to buy at least one grocery order via Delivery, Pickup, or Ship-to-Home."

"Although the total base of monthly active users (MAUs) for August 2022 is down by just over 1% versus 2021, it’s still up 23% from 2020 and 116% compared to 2019. 

Demand for Pickup and Delivery."

"As the base of MAUs has grown, the demand for specific receiving methods has continued to shift from pre-COVID behaviors."

"The share of MAUs engaged with Ship-to-Home dropped from 58% in 2019 to 44% in 2022.  Over the same time period, Delivery’s share of MAUs climbed from 25% to 44%, and Pickup expanded from 32% to 54%."