Analysts discuss online retail, consolidation in last installment of SN's roundtable series

Analysts discuss online retail, consolidation in last installment of SN's roundtable series

In this fourth and final part of the series, SN presents discussions from last month's Financial Analysts Roundtable, including e-commerce and consolidaiton prognostications. The last mile is the hardest part of grocery delivery, and the consumers who are going to the bricks-and-mortar retailers are cutting out the entire last mile. — MARK WILTAMUTH, Jefferies & Co. 

Analysts express their opinions about the future of e-commerce, the likelihood of further industry consolidation and the fortunes of Albertsons, Ahold-Delhaize and regional independents in the final installment of SN’s 20th annual Financial Analysts Roundtable.

SN: E-commerce, encompassing home delivery and click-and-collect, has had double-digit growth but still only accounts for about 2% of food and consumable sales. When will online food

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