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TOMS RIVER, NJ, USA, June 17, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — 02 Market – How COVID 19 changed online shopping in 2021
16th June 2021 With eCommerce growing amid the COVID 19 crisis, online shopping price comparison company 02 Market looks back on significant shifts in consumption patterns and the impact on customers’ safety and financial health.
The pandemic triggered a surge in e-commerce and also accelerated transformation digitally. As lockdowns became the new norm, many businesses and consumers increasingly “went digital.” Purchasing more goods and services online uplifted e-commerce’s share of global retail trade from 14 percent in 2019 to about 17 percent in 2020.
“The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a boom in online businesses. Our customers have given us great feedback about the need for new automation tools and solutions meant to help customers find better products at the best prices using the data,” says an O2 Market official.
The e-commerce revolution
More than two billion people shopped online in 2020, based on data by Statista. As a result, global e-retail sales exceeded 4.2 trillion dollars.
The vertiginous increase in online purchases recorded during the pandemic will be anything but temporary since consumers are determined to continue browsing and buying.
Most people have the firm intention of retaining their online shopping habits acquired…