It's expected that e-commerce in Poland is grow, having been boosted by the covid situation.
Shifting to online jobs got people to be more into the tech world, and the change in the buyer's behavior due to limitations on real-life shopping also participated in that. Now Poland is one of the best places in Europe that hosts e-commerce businesses.
The Polish just love it, more and more people are starting to enjoy shopping on the internet, looking up items in shops across the globe, in search for a lower price or just purchase an item that's not available in Poland.
During the last year, e-commerce in Poland saw a 19-percent-increace, which lead to worldwide growth and sales are still going up. And businesses still have the chance for expansion in this field!
Despite the ups and downs that the internet sales as a whole are facing, they are still expected to make 20% of the retail market by the year 2026.
Thanks to the covid situation, an anomaly in e-commerce growth was provoked, and according to a survey by Izba Gospodarki Elektronicznej, 27% of the people asked, said that they shop online more than in person.
Comprised of both large companies and regional players, the competition in this field in Poland is evenly balanced. Online buyers in Poland like their local e-stores, so most of their purchases are done locally.
Amazon.pl was launched by the mother company in 2021, encouraging smaller businesses to utilize the Amazon system, which provides the material support needed for suppliers.
In September 2021, Shopee declared that they will start working in Polish market. Their customers get free shipping whether the delivery is to their house, or a P.O. box, and commission free service for sellers, for six months.