Over 3/4 of Spaniards shop online more now than before pandemic

Half of them even make purchases online at least once a week

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Over 3/4 of Spaniards shop online more now than before pandemic. Source: shutterstock.com

According to Ecommerce News, more than 3/4 of Spanish consumers say they shop online more now than before the COVID-19 outbreak.

Shopping online has become a habit that’s fully established in Spanish society. That’s because the last 12 months were strongly driven by the coronacrisis and the accompanying measures.

In fact, 1 in 2 consumers in Spain claim to make online purchases at least once a week. At the same time, 15% of those people even do this several times a week. And 43% say they buy something online at least once a month.

This has been shown by a survey conducted by Ipsos Digital. This study also shows that the smartphone (66%) is the most popular device for shopping online. It’s followed by the computer or laptop (50%) and the tablet (16%).

The report highlighted that the most popular product categories online are clothing and accessories (64%). Another popular type of goods to buy online are items from the technology category (46%), while beauty products, cosmetics, and perfumes (35%) end in third place. Catering and food delivery (33%) and groceries (27%) are in fourth and fifth position, respectively.

We’ve reported that nearly 3/4 of eBay sellers started embracing recommerce.

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