With more than 1.6 billion mobile customers, China has one of the most established infrastructures for online shopping, which analysts believe may help offset the impact of the outbreak. Photo: EPAWith more than 1.6 billion mobile customers, China has one of the most established infrastructures for online shopping, which analysts believe may help offset the impact of the outbreak. Photo: EPA
With more than 1.6 billion mobile customers, China has one of the most established infrastructures for online shopping, which analysts believe may help offset the impact of the outbreak. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: China’s online sales of disinfectant, hair care accessories, massage chairs increase as consumers stay at home

  • Restaurants, cinemas, hotels, and shops have all been forced to close because of the outbreak, while factories remain shut and some employees work from home
  • Air purifiers, disposable gloves and fresh vegetables also among the most popular, according to a survey by Chinese e-commerce firm Suning.com
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
With more than 1.6 billion mobile customers, China has one of the most established infrastructures for online shopping, which analysts believe may help offset the impact of the outbreak. Photo: EPAWith more than 1.6 billion mobile customers, China has one of the most established infrastructures for online shopping, which analysts believe may help offset the impact of the outbreak. Photo: EPA
With more than 1.6 billion mobile customers, China has one of the most established infrastructures for online shopping, which analysts believe may help offset the impact of the outbreak. Photo: EPA
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