Today Situation in Online Buying of Food Products in the Czech Republic

Tomas Sadilek, Premysl Prusa
International Journal of Economics & Business Administration, Volume II, Issue 4, 75-85, 2014

Abstract:

Actual news from abroad confirm that online buying is very frequent also in FMCG business. In the Czech Republic, iTesco.cz Rohlik.cz, Košík.cz and ZMarket.cz are pioneers in this area. The newest trends are mapped by professional media, especially the digital ones. Although online buying in the FMCG segment has not reached so significant market shares as in the United Kingdom or in France, this year the situation is expected to be changed dramatically. The iTesco concept prepares expansion in new regions and Rohlík.cz, already operating three quarters of year in Prague and surroundings, acquires new customers every week, Košík.cz has already started too and Koloniál.cz starts the sales at the beginning of the third quarter of 2015. The aim of the article is to present current situation in the area of online food products retailing in the Czech Republic and to outline the future development trends. This is a comprehensive study dealing with description of Czech online food products market and could be a first step for further research.


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