The COVID-19 outbreak is responsible for the extreme growth of 82% in the number of online purchases, according to Picqer, warehouse software for web shops. Picqer says it has analyzed data from thousands of online stores in the Netherlands. Most notable growth was seen during the first lockdown. It is no longer news that the COVID-19 outbreak had a major impact on the
Amazon is the 14th largest website in terms of reach in the Netherlands. In November, the trading platform reached 7.3 million Dutch consumers, or 45% of the online population. Double that of a year ago. New figures from Vinex's Dutch Online Reach Survey for the month of November show that Amazon has made huge leaps in reach. At the beginning of 2020, before the COVID-19
The percentage of the employed labor force that placed an online business order in the past twelve months grew by 9%, from 39% in 2019 to 48% this year. This is evident from the B2B E-commerce Markt Monitor 2020. In addition, more and more web shops are (also) targeting business customers. The expectation is often that B2B lags behind the B2C sector. However, more than 70% of
The COVID-19 crisis has led to a huge spike in the number of online purchases. This has changed e-commerce forever. The growth of e-commerce has accelerated due to the COVID-19 crisis and the number of online sales has gone sky-high. Consumer spending in non-food increased by 56% in the Netherlands and supermarkets even had to contend with "empty shelves" in their web shops.
For the first time in years, online spending in the Netherlands declined as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. According to the Thuiswinkel Markt Monitor the number of online purchases did rise, by 8% to €69 million. However, turnover fell by 4% to €6 billion during the first quarter. Travel industry The decline in online consumer spending is mainly caused by the free fall