Online consumer spending in non-food has risen more than 60% since COVID-19 took over Europe, according to GfK. In the week of the 16th of March, the first week after the outbreak in the Netherlands, online sales increased with 61%. With the peak being a growth of 72% in online sales of non-food products in the week of the 13th of April (which means an additional €30 million
Within the European Union online shopping is becoming increasingly more popular. According to Eurostat, 63% of people in the EU, aged 16-74, shopped online during 2019. In 2008 only 32% of this age group shopped online. While looking at the figures of 2019, United Kingdom (87%), Denmark (84%), Sweden (82%), the Netherlands (81%) and Germany (79%) contained the highest
Consumers in Europe are doing their groceries more and more online. Especially the United Kingdom, where 42% say to buy more online than in store. This is one of the results from a study by Amcor. This study surveyed 1,000 online grocery shoppers in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden to gain insights on the online fresh food shopping market.
The H&M Group along with Adidas, Reebok, Patagonia and Espirit are currently the world's most transparent major fashion brands. According to Fashion Revolution these brands score between 61-70% when it comes to transparency. Fashion Revolution's annual report lists the amount of information companies disclose. This includes processes and effects within their operations
Research by AfterPay Insights shows that in the past weeks, Dutch consumer behaviour has changed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. It, however, is not severely impacted by financial worries. E-commerce purchases have increased by 7%. In the categories Groceries, Health Foods, Sporting Goods and Hardware and Building Materials, online purchases increase most. Looking at purchase