They Came, They Shopped, They Bought – What’s Next for Online Marketplace Startups?

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Unlike brick and mortar retailers and supermarkets, many of which have been forced to shut down during COVID-19, online marketplaces have enjoyed strong levels of growth over the past two months.

As consumers confined to their homes turned to the internet for necessities as well as entertainment, digital retailers across Asia noted sharp spikes in sales.