Whistl predicts impact of COVID-19 on international e-commerce


International online purchases from UK consumers are estimated to fall by almost a quarter over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Whistl. However, the delivery management firm said that despite the 24% reduction in purchases, the UK was one of the least likely countries surveyed to allow the coronavirus to impact its views on buying from abroad. Its data showed that the US (29%) and Australia (25%) are most likely to buy less online from other countries. […]