The phrase ‘new normal’ has been trending recently and a critical part of it is working from home (WFH). But if people have to be at their homes 24*7, it’s only natural that they’re going to need some stay-at-home essentials. Products that can help them work comfortably from home and also enjoy their homestay are trending on Amazon. For instance, the search volume for PC accessories has a whopping 190% increase. Other similar products with a surge in their Amazon search are laptops (30%), chargers (30%), and headsets (15%) .Stay-at-home essentials that are seeing a jump in demand
for WFH include:
● Laptop tables
● Office Chairs
● PC accessories
Since people are at home, the usage of home products has increased dramatically. Demand for such products has also spiked and is anticipated to rise further. More than 1 lakh home products have been sold on Amazon this year till now.
Home products that are seeing a jump in demand due to homestay include:
● Voltage stabilizers
Staying back at home also gives people some leisure time. This is the time when people reunite with their lost hobbies or explore new interests. Many people developed an interest in music, reading, gardening, exercising, gaming, etc. during the lockdown Eventually, the search for hobby products has also increased. The demand for indoor games has increased by 30% and is expected to increase yet more .
Hobby products that are seeing a jump in demand due to leisure time include:
● Musical instruments, guitar, flute, musical accessories
● Home & Garden, Live plants, Succulent plants
● Sports gears, Home Gyms, Yoga Mats
● Board Games
● Video game accessories, digital video game selection
One thing that has been affected by lockdown is education - in schools and colleges, which have not yet opened. Students are continuing their studies from home and video calls and online classes have become the new way of learning. Demand for school supplies that can help them with their studies is thus rising.
Some educational products in demand include:
● School supplies, stationery
● NCERT books, higher education & regional books
● Educational software