Consumer Is use of QSR apps picking up in China?

Chinese consumers were far less active in using QSR apps after the Covid-19 outbreak, though usage began to recover toward the end of February.

21 Apr 2020
  • Time spent on QSR apps (as a share of all apps) started to decline in early January.
  • Since troughing in late February, share of time spent on these apps has doubled.
  • Luckin Coffee's app has witnessed a sharp increase in share of downloads since early March.

Share of Time Spent on QSR Apps in China – indexed to 6-Jan-19

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, QuestMobile

Share of Downloads of Leading QSR Apps in China

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, QuestMobile