E-commerce sector witnessed a 28% surge in employment opportunities

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New Delhi: Employment opportunities in the e-commerce and allied industries witnessed a 28 percent surge in 2021, and recruitment activities in this segment will gain further momentum driven by economic recovery and aggressive vaccination drive, according to TeamLease Services.

The e-commerce sector grew by 8 percent in 2020 and 30 percent in 2021. It is now poised to reach $111 billion by 2024 and $ 200 billion by 2026. The stellar growth in this sector has provided the much-needed impetus to the economy and created a multitude of employment opportunities.

Looking at the employment ecosystem, there was a 28 percent surge in employment opportunities in e-commerce and allied industries (e-commerce, social commerce, online grocery/essentials) in 2021, according to TeamLease Services. – Source- PTI