Russian Internet shop Ozon has tripled sales in isolation

Ozon, the fastest growing Russian online store, in I quarter has doubled the turnover, and in April — during isolation – tripled sales, according to the message of the company.

the Turnover of Ozon in the first quarter of 2020 have increased by 115% compared with the figure for January-March 2019 to 31.6 billion rubles.: shipping orders 13.4 million, or 51.5 million products. In April, sales have tripled to 14.9 billion rubles In March and April the number of new customers to the site Ozon has doubled. In April, 39% of clients Ozon did in the two orders or more.

the Most popular among beginners use consumer goods: products for personal hygiene and care, cosmetics, diapers and baby food, food storage and personal protective equipment antiseptics, medical masks, and respirators, that is an obvious driver of growth in the popularity of online shopping has become a partial closure of offline stores, as well as the desire to minimize the number of exits from home and visiting public places.

Increased sales not only in Moscow and St. Petersburg but in remote regions and cities. In the first quarter of sales in Siberia and the far East increased by 179%, in Krasnoyarsk — 250%, in the Nenets Autonomous district — by 673%.

Ozon as a whole offers more than 6 million commodity items in 24 categories, from books and clothing to food and health products. Every day the company handles more than 200 thousand orders. By the end of 2019, the company increased turnover by 93% to 80.7 billion rubles. Principal owners of the retailer — AFK “System” and Baring (approximately 43%).