Amazon Sees Snack Sales Surge as Part of Its Grocery Push

U.S. revenue from candy and chips has climbed 42 percent so far this year Inc., which is making a bigger push into groceries this year, is selling a lot more chips, chocolate and candy. The e-commerce giant saw U.S. revenue from sweets and snacks climb 42 percent to $215 million in the first eight months of the year, according to research firm One Click Retail. Last year, Amazon posted total sales of $240 million in those categories.

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