The reason: every second euro that Austrians spend when shopping online goes to retailers outside the European Union. “The money is therefore withdrawn from our social systems and our tax systems,” said Will in an interview with eXXpressTV.
The lockdown has now led to many Austrians doing their Christmas shopping online – with serious consequences for stationary retail. “This year three quarters are using the opportunities offered by Black Fridy and Cyber Monday to buy Christmas presents,” reports Will. By the way, electronics are particularly popular this year.