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On-line Browsing Frenzy on the Wane

The win looking frenzy sparked by the coronavirus epidemic is abating as possibilities return to physical retail outlets and malls.

On-line transactions lowered 8.7 percent from W15.08 trillion in January to W13.76 trillion in February, according to files from Statistics Korea on Tuesday (US$1=W1,122). They’d stood at over W15 trillion since final November.

Their proportion of total retail gross sales also dropped from 30 percent to 28.1 percent over the month.

In on-year comparison, on-line looking mute rose 15.2 percent from February final year, largely as a consequence of growing request for meals transport, which soared 64.6 percent.

But offline stores observed a increased elevate, with division retailer gross sales leaping 33.5 percent on-year in February, the ideal boost since February 1996.

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