E-commerce in Saudi Arabia: Food sales surged amid COVID-19 pandemic
Consumers in Saudi Arabia had drastically ramped-up their online purchases of food products in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, new data revealed.
The stats revealed that 55% of the population purchased grocery items online in April, compared to just 6% before the outbreak.
The findings were based on an online survey conducted by Dubai-based Choueiri Group (CG) between mid-March to April, involving 2800 Saudi participants.
In Saudi Arabia, the government had shut down public venues, with the majority of the population working remotely, and social distancing measures implemented.
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