online shopping during the COVID-19 outbreak

alison hrevnack
April 6, 2020

At a time when many businesses are temporarily closed or working from home, how do customers as well as companies get by during this difficult time? Online shopping is nothing new, but in light of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s arguably the most important it has ever been. While everyone is asked to stay home for the time being, delivery services are the best option for shopping.

Online Shopping Is Safe Shopping

Online shopping exposes you to the least amount of people, making it the safest option available during the COVID-19 outbreak. While you should wash your hands after picking up your mail to be on the safe side, it’s still safer than going out and touching items that others have handled, or interacting with those who are potentially infected. Sure, online shopping has always been an “easy” option for shoppers, but right now, it’s one of the best things you can do to prevent the spread of coronavirus.


Delivery Helps Everyone

In addition to online shopping being the safest option for customers, it also helps keep all kinds of businesses afloat during this trying time. Everything from food, clothing, home goods, vehicles, and more can all be delivered to your home. It’s the safe and easy option for customers, but it’s also the option that many businesses need right now, making it a win-win for all parties.

Customers and companies alike are depending on online shopping now more than ever. Are you able to handle the influx of online shoppers? Even if your business isn't set-up for online retail, Giovatto can build or update your site to be e-commerce ready in no time. Contact us today for your online shopping needs, or any other of our COVID-19 advertising strategies. 

And a big shout out to all the delivery people, warehouse workers, and everyone else working hard to fulfill the online shopping needs of the world.