Purchasing power: why e-commerce does not feel the crisis

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According to BeCommerce, online shopping does not suffer from inflation. On the contrary! Consumers would view the web as a mine of bargains. A vision to qualify.

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PWeakened by soaring gas and electricity bills, most Belgians tend to reduce their food and non-food consumption. This is what many players in the well-established trade feel. But on the internet, it’s a whole different story, according to BeCommerce. The association for the promotion of Belgian online sales affirms it, with supporting figures: “Compared to the same period of last year, e-commerce in Belgium has grown by 30% in the second quarter of 2022, a period during which Belgians spent 3.5 billion euros online,” explains Sofie Geeroms, director of BeCommerce.

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