Want China Times
Online shopping using mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is becoming
increasingly popular in Taiwan, the national daily United Evening News reported Saturday.
Citing sales data from online shopping site operators Yahoo Taiwan and Kuo Brothers, the paper said the number of people who shop online using mobile devices overtook those using personal computers in February and has increased by more than 90% over the past six months.
Jacky Wang, vice president of the e-commerce group at Yahoo Taiwan, told the paper that online shoppers particularly like to shop using mobile devices during weekends and holidays because people nowadays tend to pay attention to leisure, and not touching computers has become one of the signs of relaxing. “When people think of buying things, they pick up their smartphones,” he said. [FULL STORY]