Effect of COVID-19 on U.S. consumer spending on online marketplaces 2020

As of March 2020, over a third of of consumers in the United States expected that they would increase spending on goods from online marketplaces as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Almost half of consumers did not expect their online spending behavior to change.

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Do you expect to spend more or less on goods from online marketplaces, such as Amazon and Walmart, because of the coronavirus?

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 24 to 26, 2020

Number of respondents

2,200 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: And do you expect to spend more or less on the following because of the coronavirus, or is there no change? Goods from online marketplaces, such as Amazon or Walmart

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