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And, given that none of us expects to go back to working, shopping and socialising the way we did before lockdown, there is no reason to expect this trend to dissipate in the near future. We’ve seen a global move towards online shopping, with Nielsen stating in May last year that 37% of South Africans are shopping more online. A more recent McKinsey survey, from last November, shows that 79% of South Africans have tried new shopping behaviours, while 90% have moved to online and omni-channel platforms. A study from Grand View Research shows the global online gambling market - a sector that is still illegal in SA, as opposed to the sports betting sector which is legal - is expected to grow at 11.5% on a compound annual growth rate between 2020 and 2027. This, it says, is driven by high Internet penetration and increasing use of mobile phones.