BIS research tracks changing consumption patterns

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E-commerce firms such as Amazon have seen sales grow during the pandemic

A study by the Bank for International Settlements highlights how people changed consumption habits during the Covid-19 pandemic, and says some changes may prove long lasting.

In the bulletin article, E-commerce in the pandemic and beyond, a team of BIS economists pull together a range of data sources on consumer activity.

The pandemic accelerated the growth of e-commerce,  particularly in countries with the toughest Covid restrictions, they find. E-commerce growth was also higher where it had

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