In Hong Kong, a city known for its reluctance to embrace online shopping, only 4 per cent of overall retail spending in 2019 was conducted online, compared to 24 per cent on the mainland. Photo: SCMP / Nora TamIn Hong Kong, a city known for its reluctance to embrace online shopping, only 4 per cent of overall retail spending in 2019 was conducted online, compared to 24 per cent on the mainland. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam
In Hong Kong, a city known for its reluctance to embrace online shopping, only 4 per cent of overall retail spending in 2019 was conducted online, compared to 24 per cent on the mainland. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam

Long-term changes in behaviour due to coronavirus could make gaming, e-commerce boom sustainable, experts say

  • Games revenue on all platforms in China was about 30 per cent higher in the first quarter of 2020 than the same period last year, according to Niko Partners
  • In 2019 only 4 per cent of overall retail spending in Hong Kong was conducted online, compared to 24 per cent on the Chinese mainland

Topic |   E-commerce
In Hong Kong, a city known for its reluctance to embrace online shopping, only 4 per cent of overall retail spending in 2019 was conducted online, compared to 24 per cent on the mainland. Photo: SCMP / Nora TamIn Hong Kong, a city known for its reluctance to embrace online shopping, only 4 per cent of overall retail spending in 2019 was conducted online, compared to 24 per cent on the mainland. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam
In Hong Kong, a city known for its reluctance to embrace online shopping, only 4 per cent of overall retail spending in 2019 was conducted online, compared to 24 per cent on the mainland. Photo: SCMP / Nora Tam
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