research product . 2021

Factors Affecting the Growth of E-Shopping over the COVID-19 Era in Hanoi, Vietnam

NGUYEN, Minh Hieu; ARMOOGUM, Jimmy; NGUYEN THI, Binh;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute - MDPI
  • Country: France
Abstract
In response to insufficient understanding of the determinants of change in e-shopping behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries, this paper used the data from 355 respondents, collected in Hanoi during the social distancing period (April 2020), to explore the factors associated with shopping online more frequently (i.e., representing the growth of e-shopping) for five product types (food, medical products, clothing, electronics, and books) in Hanoi, Vietnam. The results showed that nearly 80% of the respondents engaged in e-shopping more frequently than they did before the outbreak of COVID-19. As regards shopping online more frequently in g...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: COMMERCE ELECTRONIQUE, PAYS EN DEVELOPPEMENT, VIETNAM, REPUBLIQUE SOCIALISTE DU
Communities
Transport Research
COVID-19
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