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
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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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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.