Numbers can tell – what did people buy during the epidemic in China?
The outbreak of coronavirus and the following mandated lockdown or voluntary home-stay has definitely altered consumption behaviour across the country, both online and offline. Today we are looking at an article posted on TechNode, which analyses the data obtained from various private and publicly accessible databases, listing and explaining the actual purchasing changes behind this grand nationwide event. During the period, there are ups and downs when it comes to electronic sales while nonessentials see a tumble. People have shown great enthusiasm for shopping online in order to reduce person-to-person contact – even among elderly – sanitary products, immune system boosting supplements and drugs for chronic diseases are the categories they target.