The coronavirus pandemic has led to the growth of the e-commerce sector especially for industries directly impacted by the health crisis. With social distancing and quarantine rules in place, the sports equipment industry has witnessed a spike in the number of transactions as people try to keep fit at home.
Data gathered by Safe Betting Sites shows that sports equipment e-commerce transaction volume had a change of 83.4% in the last week compared to the first week of January this year or the pre-corona period. Supermarkets had the second-highest change in transaction evolution at 66.5% followed by the retail tech at 45.9% while home furnishing diy recorded a change of 41.8%. Cosmetics with a change of 41.6% closed the top five categories.
Media had a change of 30.7% followed by bank and insurance change of 25.9%. Luxury registered a transaction evolution change of 22.6% followed by fashion at 19.7% while the jewelry and watch industry had a transaction difference of 17.1%. Telcom had a change of 13.6% followed by retail healthcare at 1.8%. Unsurprisingly, tourism had a negative change at -30%. The data was based on an analysis of 1,400 websites with 7 billion visits being analyzed.