Argentina – The ecommerce escapes to the conjuncture and the sales widely surpass the inflation

Online sales continue to show good performance despite the decline in consumption. In the first half of the year, 59% more purchase orders were registered than in the same period of 2017, which resulted in operations for $ 97,282 million.

The outlook for the second half of the year remains on the rise, that is, the rate of growth in the amount of sales continues despite the fact that, in parallel, mass consumption will be reduced by 1% at the end of the year, according to the perspectives of analysts.

E-commerce currently represents 1.4% of the total volume of white retail trade that operates in the country. Once again, this percentage is expected to increase over time and, over a period of 3 to 5 years, it is estimated that several categories could exceed 10% of total retail sales.

The data was made known by Alberto Calvo, president of the Argentine Chamber of Electronic Commerce (CACE) during the e-commerce Day that is being carried out …

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