What Food Delivery Can Teach Marketers in the Face of COVID-19

What Food Delivery Can Teach Marketers in the Face of COVID-19

At this moment, the food delivery industry is a living, breathing case study in consumer habit formation and motivation, writes, Collette Eccleston, senior VP at LRW.

Food delivery has become a major industry. From 2018 to 2019, meal delivery service sales grew by 41%. Beyond that, the meal-kits market alone is forecasted to reach $11.6 billion in 2022 — more than doubling its 2017 value.

In light of the social isolation measures designed to protect against the spread of COVID-19, food delivery services are more crucial than ever. Between Blue Apron, Uber Eats, DoorDash, and GrubHub, numerous companies are enjoying a surge in business thanks to changes made to reduce the ongoing pandemic.

These businesses have a unique and almost unprecedented opportunity to influence a change in consumer habits on a massive scale. The entire industry at this moment is a living, breathing case study in consumer habit formation and motivation. Marketers across other industries should pay close attention and use it as inspiration to power their own success.

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