E-commerce turnover in the Czech Republic up 31%

Published: 15.07.2020 Related countries:  Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech E-commerce recorded growth of one third y-o-y.

The turnover of Czech e-commerce increased 31% year-on-year to CZK 83bn in the first half of 2020, according to Shoptet statistics. In terms of goods categories, electronics made up 32% of the total turnover. The highest increase in online sales, especially due to the coronavirus pandemic, was recorded by the food and beverages category (120%). More significant increases applied to specific
goods sub-categories. For instance, the turnover with regard to sales of disinfection was 3200% higher than last year. Online card
payments totalled 32% and beat cash-on-delivery (31%), and more than one-half of the orders (53%) was made from mobile devices.

Source: ČIA NEWS, July 15th, 2020
Compiled by the team of CzechTrade office in Riga.