Booming business: online trade is growing by almost a third

The Trend for shopping on the Internet has gained in the Corona-crisis, to travel. In June, the turnover rose in the Online and mail - order trading in price-ad

Booming business: online trade is growing by almost a third

The Trend for shopping on the Internet has gained in the Corona-crisis, to travel. In June, the turnover rose in the Online and mail - order trading in price-adjusted terms by almost a third (30.7 percent), as measured on the year-earlier month, the Federal Statistical office on Friday. A growth of this magnitude was even in this very dynamic industry unusual, and "to be due in significant part to a special influence of the pandemic".

had to Since in the Corona the crisis temporarily, many shops are closing and consumers infections feared, got the already booming Online trade an additional boost. With the increase in turnover of more than 30 percent in June, the Internet - and shipping trade grew much stronger than total retail trade, which grew by 5.9 percent.

the revenue equipment, household appliances and building materials (plus 14.6 percent) grew as well as food, beverages and tobacco goods (up 2.3 percent), significantly, such as the Wiesbaden-based statisticians declared. Far below the previous year level of the shops of textiles, clothing, footwear and leather remained, however, were (minus 16 percent). The retail sale of a variety of Goods, including Goods in and purchasing houses fall, suffered with a loss of 11 percent.

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 11:19

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