Online Grocery Prices Up 10.3 Percent in March

Online grocery prices rose by double-digits in March as inflation continued to bite. 

Although online grocery prices have eased over the past six months, costs were up 10.3 percent in March from the previous year, according to the Adobe Digital Price Index on April 10. 

Adobe analyzed 1 trillion visits to retail sites and more than 100 million items across 18 product categories to track price changes. There was a 0.4 percent rise in the growth of food prices from February, which had been slowing since their height last September when they hit a record 14.3 percent year-over-year increase. 

Online grocery prices closely follow the food category in the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index (CPI). 

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