Online gardening and DIY sales growth during the Coronavirus outbreak in the UK 2020

As the coronavirus outbreak is forcing many governments worldwide to impose lockdowns and citizens are advised to practice social distancing and stay home, DIY activities have seen a surge with individuals in the United Kingdom (UK). Between March 9-15, 2020, online sales of home improvement and gardening retail products grew almost by 50 percent compared to the same period the year before.
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Year-on-year percentage change in the online sales of gardening and home improvement products in the United Kingdom (UK) during the Coronavirus outbreak in 2020*

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Release date

March 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 9-15, 2020

Special properties

Online sales

Supplementary notes

* Percentage change in sales from calendar week 11 (March 9-15) 2020, compared to the same period in the previous year.

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