Food purchases: U.S. consumers' primary shopping location 2019

This statistic depicts the results of a survey conducted in February 2019. U.S. consumers were asked at which type of store do they shop their food primarily. Some 22 percent of respondents stated that supercenters were their primary location for food purchases.

Share of consumers' food purchases at their primary store in the United States in 2019, by store type

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period

February 6 to February 27, 2019

Number of respondents

1,786 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Other channels (including convenience, dollar, drug, ethnic, military, and online only channels) selected as primary store not listed above account for 1% of shoppers in 2015, 2% in 2016, 5% in 2017, 4% in 2018, and 5% in 2019.

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