Mobile phone retailers turn to e-commerce to survive


Khoo Gek San

Many mobile phone sellers have been forced to shutter physical shops and go online during the movement-control order as sales are below par and rent is a cost they can’t afford. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, February 4, 2021.

MOBILE phone retailers are gravitating towards e-commerce as they grapple with high operating costs such as rent due to the prolonged movement curbs.

Many have closed some of their physical outlets to cut their losses.


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