Online shopping helping with physical distancing amid COVID-19

To lower crowds and mitigate any chaos as COVID-19 disrupts daily life, many supermarkets, traditional markets and shops are now accepting orders online and providing free delivery to customers. Many have also conducted promotional programs to push online sales.



Since order on physical distancing was introduced, businesses in the city have promoted online sales via websites and social networks. According to some businesses, online orders have doubled compared to previously as retailers have strengthened their consultation and delivery services and promotions to push online sales.

Online shopping also promotes the digital economy and smart shopping. Business models based on IT reduce infrastructure investment needs and other costs and contribute to strengthening physical distancing amid COVID-19./.