A lot of Americans relied on supermarket delivery services during the COVID-19 lockdown, but it seems most folks haven’t totally given up on going to the market themselves.
A new Manifest poll finds:
- 62% of Americans continue to go to stores to get their groceries.
- 12% have opted for grocery delivery, while 12% have gone for curbside pickup
- When it comes to those who rely on grocery delivery, it seems there’s one service that is favored well above the rest.
- The poll finds that 53% of Americans say Instacart is their most trusted delivery service, followed by:
- Amazon Fresh (21%)
- Peapod (5%)
- Walmart (4%)
- As for why most folks still prefer to go to the market rather than use a delivery service:
- 22% don’t like to pay the extra fees for service and delivery
- 17% don’t want to risk getting bad produce
- 11% cite inconvenient drop-off times.
- As for the benefits of delivery service:
- 52% say it saves time.
- 11% believe it’s safer during the pandemic.
- 10% say it reduces parking and gas costs.