- 8 May 2020 8:34 AM
- Hungary Matters
The additions brought the total number of active online shoppers to 3,350,000, GKI said, adding that the scale of growth would have required a period of eight months last year.
Increased online shopping has brought express delivery companies’ package volume close to levels usually only seen around the holidays.
Online retailers’ first-quarter gross sales climbed by 21.4% to 149.6 billion forints (EUR 424m) from the same period a year earlier. Orders were up 15.9% at 9,900,000. GKI forecasts an increase of as much as 35% for online sales in the second quarter.