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These charts show how e-commerce growth has accelerated even more since the COVID-19 consumer stockpiling peak in March

Posted On: Aug 4, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

These charts show how e-commerce growth has accelerated even more since the COVID-19 consumer stockpiling peak in March

E-commerce growth remains elevated even after the peak COVID-19 stockpiling period in March, according to data from IRI.
E-commerce sales for consumer packaged goods, like food and household products, grew 83% during the April to early July period compared to last year.
IRI expects e-commerce growth to remain strong as consumers stick to online shopping amid the pandemic and retailers invest more heavily in their online businesses.
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One of the silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the rapid rise of e-commerce, as more people shopped online while sheltered at home.
The lockdown-driven shift to online shopping, which started to gain steam in March, appears to have accelerated even more in recent months, as more people realized the convenience of e-commerce and companies increased their investments in the space, according to recent data by market research firm IRI.
In a report published last week, IRI wrote that e-commerce sales for consumer...

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