The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift to online channels. Photo: SCMP The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift to online channels. Photo: SCMP
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift to online channels. Photo: SCMP

Coronavirus accelerates shift to online shopping as consumers fear contracting the disease from handling banknotes

  • Shift to touch-free transactions and e-commerce is partly driven by consumers’ pressing concern over hygiene, says Mastercard
  • Online grocery sales in Hong Kong rise 73 per cent in the first quarter

Topic |   Coronavirus China
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift to online channels. Photo: SCMP The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift to online channels. Photo: SCMP
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift to online channels. Photo: SCMP
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