Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Many retailers have switched to or are considering online shopping amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to keep their businesses alive. If you are one of them, you may want to think twice according to a CNBC report. Promotional activity among retailers online is picking up but the demand from consumers still might not be there.
So, what is the deal? According to a Business Insider article, essential items amid coronavirus like baby products, health and household, beauty and personal care, grocery, industrial and scientific, and pet supplies are, in fact, trending upward while non-essentials are not.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the home delivery business for essential items. Here are some examples of home delivery business websites.
WooCommerce is the world’s leading eCommerce platform for online stores. According to Datanyze (the world’s leader in technographics), WooCommerce is used by more than 28% of all the eCommerce websites.
Most importantly, WooCommerce is built on WordPress, the world’s leading online content management system that powers over 35% of the websites around the world. WooCommerce is simply the best of the best as far as an eCommerce platform.
Besides, regularly audited by Sucuri, an industry leader in security, WooCommerce online stores are in good hands.
Here are the features of a WooCommerce online store.
Therefore, if you are selling one of those essential items, you may be thinking of setting up an online store to help your community to get the essential items they need in times of social distancing.
However, there are tons of options available to create your online store. Below is a summary of the most popular eCommerce platforms you may use to create your online store.
If you want to create a WooCommerce online store to sell essential items or any service that support the local communities during such challenging times, you may follow these simple steps of creating an online store.
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||11 months||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".|