Studies

by Mike Masnick




Groceries Online Catching On In NYC

from the seems-popular dept

The online grocery market has certainly gone through its share of ups and downs. However, over the past few years there have been a bunch of stories about a next generation of online grocery stores that seem to be getting more traction. One of the more famous is FreshDirect in New York City -- where online grocery shopping makes a lot more sense. Apparently, residents there agree, as a new study shows that more than half of NYC residents have tried online groceries -- though, that doesn't mean they all have been happy with it. Still, it does suggest that there's demand for such a service in some places (especially urban), if it's done right.

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    dorpus, 6 Apr 2005 @ 6:04pm

    Making the city more livable

    NYC is full of small, dirty stores offering limited merchandise -- one has to build a formidable database of where to buy various items, not to mention the time wasted going to different stores. This will make the city more livable -- though I still wouldn't want to live there.


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      Anonymous Coward, 6 Apr 2005 @ 8:49pm

      Re: Making the city more livable

      Good, because New York doesn't want you to live there.

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        dorpus, 6 Apr 2005 @ 9:07pm

        Re: Making the city more livable

        My my, techdirt attracts angry people. ;-)

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          new york city, 6 Apr 2005 @ 9:36pm

          Re: Making the city more livable

          Fuck you asshole!

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            Daranthalis, 7 Apr 2005 @ 5:26am

            Re: Making the city more livable

            I hope it makes New York more liveable. It would be nice for all the New York retirees to *stay* in New York rather than moving here and constantly telling me how 'nice' it was there.

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              Greg Andrews, 7 Apr 2005 @ 11:25am

              Re: Making the city more livable

              New York is very livable. What it isn't, however, is affordable.

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                sam, 6 Jun 2005 @ 3:40pm

                Re: Making the city more livable

                Whats making the city more livable and affordable is the new service in the city that I started using called deliverysmith.com they have costco pricing and style of goods.

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                  Judith Dupont, 6 Nov 2006 @ 5:45pm

                  Re: Re: Making the city more livable

                  Too bad it is shut down for about 3 monthes now. It saved my life. Now i"m back to do two hours line at local Duane Read to buy very expensive diapers, toilet paper and so on...not to mention the canned goods that i was buying in bulk. This sucks....

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        J, 6 Nov 2006 @ 5:47pm

        Re: Re: Making the city more livable

        That is so true....

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