There were 45,000 e-shops in operation in the Czech Republic as of
the end of 2020, the most online shops per capita in all of Europe.
The turnover of e-commerce increased by almost 20% year-on-year.
This stems from an analysis by Colliers International (CI),
monitoring retail in times of pandemic. In Poland and the Czech
Republic alone, more than 5,000 e-shops were newly established in
H1 2020. In the same period, the no. of visitors in shopping centres
dropped by 20-45% y/y. The volume of retail space in the Czech
Republic reaches 4.2 million m2 in 232 facilities.