Online sales top US$700,000 in 6 months
KUALA LUMPUR: Online shopping is growing rapidly and the Malaysian economy is the fastest growing online marketplace with sales of the top merchants touching more than US$700,000 (RM3.12 million) in the last six months.
In a statement yesterday, global deals platform Paylesser said mobile shopping had become more popular as revealed in its recently-published website traffic data for September last year to February.
“About 55 per cent of the 250,000 visitors used smartphones, 38 per cent used desktops and seven per cent used tablet personal computers to reach Paylesser Malaysia website,” it said.
In terms of demographics, it said 21 per cent of total customers were in the age bracket of 18 to 24 years old, 49 per cent was between 25 and 34 years old and 17 per cent between 35 and 44 years old.
During the period under review, Paylesser’s user base comprised 50.35 per cent males and 49.65 per cent females.
Paylesser chief executive officer Suneet Manchanda said the company aimed to provide the best-saving opportunities for all online shoppers in Malaysia.
Paylesser has more than 100,000 deals and coupons for over 5,000 merchants globally where in Malaysia, it offers more than 1,500 deals for online retailers, such as Lazada, Zalora and Agoda.
About 55 per cent of the 250,000 visitors used smartphones, 38 per cent used desktops and seven per cent used tablet personal computers to reach Paylesser Malaysia website.