Zhang Qin, an overseas returnee, introduces eggs via live-streaming on an e-commerce platform she founded in Huitang Village of Huitang County, central China's Hunan Province, March 13, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

E-commerce, live-streaming help drive recovery in China’s retail scene amid coronavirus slump

  • Online sales of physical goods surged 36.3 per cent year-on-year during the Labour Day holiday in China
  • Total retail sales of consumer goods fell by 20.5 per cent year-on-year nominally in the first two months of the year
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Zhang Qin, an overseas returnee, introduces eggs via live-streaming on an e-commerce platform she founded in Huitang Village of Huitang County, central China's Hunan Province, March 13, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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