The impact on retail commerce of the second lockdown starting November 7 was huge, as that month alone the sector saw revenues collapse by 329 million euros, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.
The turnover of apparel enterprises plunged 66%, even though online commerce posted a 39% jump.
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It will be followed next Monday by the Facebook & Instagram Marketing Workshop, a Google Analytics - Ads Workshop on Tuesday, January 26, and a Social Media Marketing Workshop on Wednesday, January 27.
Supermarket sales recorded a 15-year high in 2020, being one of the very few winners during the pandemic.
Data collected by Nielsen researchers showed a 9.7% rise in organized food retailing during 2020. This concerns supermarkets of at least 100 square meters on mainland Greece and Crete, including retail chains.
The market is eager to see all brick-and-mortar stores reopen as early as possible, even if it is with the shopping by appointment system - dubbed "click inside" - that the government appears to be leaning towards at this stage. This may be the only way for retailers to contain massive turnover losses from the months-long lockdowns.
Some states, like North Carolina, had more than 1,000 people contact the department of agriculture having received unsolicited seeds