Corona Commerce – The Rise to an Alternate Economy
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is impacting every part of our lives, from the places we go to the way we spend our time, to the priorities we have and the way we spend our money.
The biggest right now a day is stepping out of our homes even to buy essential items and this has adversely affected the local retailers. Lockdown and several restrictions by the government have made it difficult for local retailers to sustain in the market. As per the reports, local retailers expect or experienced around 55% losses in day-to-day business due to Coronavirus.
On a positive note, there has been a substantial increase in e-commerce as per the prediction which was published in Logistics.nl. E-commerce is expected to grow by 50% with digital e-commerce also reporting a 52% increase in online sales and even an 8.8% increase in online shoppers since coronavirus began. To avoid physical contact, online ordering is still the perfect way to shop especially for those necessities or comfort to make the turbulent time more manageable.
This crisis has given a boom to an alternate economy, ie, e-commerce. It’s the right time for local markets to start working on an online platform and emerge as the Global Market. One of the best ways to emerge an online platform is by using the website as a marketing tool. Here are some of the benefits that you may not have thought of
- Improving your advertising effectiveness
- Easy access to new customers
- Expand your business
- Extend your local reach
- Your own internet identity
- Promote and sell products and services
- and many more…
Every problem has a hidden opportunity. This is the time where your business can rise exponentially on an online platform. Be the part of an alternate economy, expand your business online, start a website and it will help you to become “VOCAL ABOUT LOCAL” and finally, you will emerge as a GLOBAL PLATFORM.