E-commerce gains 4 million new customers in the pandemic and accentuates physical retail crisis

Forced to close their doors by the coronavirus, Brazilian retailers increased their presence in e-commerce in a few weeks. Consumers, prevented from taking to the streets, bought 30% more on the internet in April compared to March. The figures are from the Brazilian Electronic Commerce Association (Abcomm), which observed a jump in the virtual sale of toys (400%), sporting goods (200%) and cosmetics (80%).

Source: Epoca Negocios