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Study Reveals 1,200% Increase in Online Shopping Account Registrations Since Coronavirus Pandemic Began

By March 25, 2020 No Comments

Shoppers in self-isolation are avoiding brick-and-mortar stores, and instead flocking to e-commerce to fulfill their shopping needs. According to a survey by Mercatus, retailers have seen a rapid 1,200% increase in online shopping account registrations and a 300% increase in mobile app downloads, up from the previous month. It’s very possible that, during this crisis, we’ve now reached the projected percentage of the population using online commerce by 2025.