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Looking for products to sell during these trying times is hard as hard can be. Retailers are losing, and losing badly. However, there are many others who seem to view the coronavirus as a unique business opportunity. Several online merchants actively promotes the link between their products and Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Howbeit with exaggeration. But companies say consumers are making the connection themselves and seeking out their products. Confusion and panic abounds everywhere you go.

Many Industries are closing business

Industries that have flourished in the last 2-3 decades are laying off people and closing business. The travel industry in particular is hardest hit with the cities in lockdown around the glove. Leisure & hospitality, airline, construction, and manufacturing, service sector goes along with it.

Here is a sentiments from a business owner:

“If I can within the government guidelines keep the doors open, even at a low sales rate, I can keep my staff whole, and they don’t have to worry about their financial wellbeing,” said a store owner, who oversees 45 employees. “If I can keep the doors open, that’s the difference between laying people off and not laying people off.”

We are all affected by this in some form or another. This is the reality of the world situation.

In the middle of this uncertainties, rises great opportunities for ecom retailers. Today, I have rounded up some products that are emerging as opportunities brought by this pandemic.

But before diving into that, please make sure you have a really good and functional ecommerce platform setup for you. One that has all the tools you need to run your business including analytics and emailing system. If you are not sure your ecommerce platform does not have it, please let us know by using the contact us page. We are more than willing to work with you and find you the best ecommerce platform to accompany your business.

Top Products To Sell Online Amidst Corona Virus Pandemic

  • High-tech disinfectant devices
  • Thermal scanning everywhere
  • Air purifier

#1. High-tech disinfectant devices.

At the onset of the pandemic, people all over the planet went into alcohol/disinfectant panic buying mode. Some really innovative entrepreneurs in Denmark made headlines on how they prevented people from buying disinfectants more than they need:


Some companies are now marketing high-tech disinfectant guns in response to the coronavirus. One person on LinkedIn showed how he used one to disinfect his seat on an airplane.

While you might normally have disinfectant sprayed from a bottle, these types of guns make use of charged particles to ensure that a substance fully covers a surface.


“We’re going to superclean it and every surface and toy that can be in there,” said superintendent Deena Bishop.

#2. Thermal scanning everywhere

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, some companies are moving quickly to integrate or advertise their existing thermal imaging capabilities. The technology scans a person from afar and estimates what their temperature is, so some think these systems could spot fevers and ultimately infected persons. We’ve already seen this integrated into facial recognition cameras in China, but now it’s showing up everywhere, as government are scrambling to provide better capabilities for their personnel to fight the disease.

Take advantage of this product. If you have been wondering what line of products to sell.  We believe at Shoptech Media, that this will be one of those really feel good products. Cash in now while the demand is through the roof!

Check out the following video about these devices:

#3. Another product that provides opportunity for ecommerce merchants are air purifiers

Air purifying machines are powerful enough to clean the air in a large living room or playroom, quiet and dark enough for you to sleep near them in a bedroom, and inexpensive enough that it’s reasonable to have several spread throughout your home. After seven years of testing more than 30 air purifiers, a purifier company believe that their product is the best covid-19 prevention machine.

One air purifier manufacturer says that there air purifier can, within 30 minutes, reduce heavy smoke pollution in a 135-square-foot, 1,215-cubic-foot New York office by as much as 98.9 percent.

If you are looking for  products to sell during this trying times, this one is going to be one of the most sought-after product even after this pandemic is over.

air purifier

These three industries are only a tiny part of the many more ideas that humanity can come up if people can truly sit down and think beyond the known world of ecommerce.

Additional Resource:

Three Realities Happening Now in Ecommerce World Due to Corona Virus

Three Biggest Impact of Corona Virus On Ecommerce

Top 5 Trends in The Global eCommerce Market to Look Out For

What’s next…

The corona virus pandemic is crashing markets in a global scale, affecting all industries ranging from air travel to local businesses. While it has made merchants scramble for products to sell, it is at the same time a reason for innovative ideas. It challenges everyone to think outside the box. While we do not wish this thing to last any longer than it is, we at Shoptech Media believe that, this is going to be a test of our resiliency. It is going to ask more innovative ideas from business creators moving forward.


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