Cambodia’s digital startups help blunt economic impact of COVID-19

Business is booming for Cambodian online startup Grocerdel, which delivers fresh farm produce and locally made products in the capital Phnom Penh.

Since COVID-19 struck, it has seen orders skyrocket by over 180% as people have resorted to shopping online and limited their movements to contain the spread of the virus.

Grocerdel’s sales have shot up nearly 165%, forcing the startup to increase its staff by 50% to cope with the spike in demand, while taking measures to protect its employees and consumers alike.

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