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Here's How Lazada is Keeping its Lead Over Emerging E-Commerce Rivals

The leading online shopping platform in the country is celebrating its sixth anniversary with a birthday sale this month

Inanc Balci, CEO of Lazada Philippines, has been with the company since it was launched in the country in 2012For three days starting April 25, online retail giant Lazada is holding a massive sale to celebrate its sixth “birthday.” The country’s leading ...

by Paul John Caña  | April 25, 2018 10:00:00
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Lazada to Launch Online Grocery Line in PH Towards End-Year

E-commerce startup to build cold storage hubs in Metro Manila and nearby provinces

Lazada, the country's largest e-commerce platform, is launching an online grocery ordering and delivery service, one of its top executives said in a forum on Tuesday, March 6.Lazada Philippines CEO Inanc Balci made the announcement at the 10th Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 06, 2018 04:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 5 Retail Lessons Every Startup Can Learn from the Co-Founder of Lazada

Lazada is the largest e-commerce destination in the country today. How did they do it?

Inanc Balci was working in an investment bank in London doing mergers and acquisition deals for technology companies when he received an email from one of the founders of Rocket Internet, Oliver Samwer, to meet at his hotel.Samwer was organizing a team ...

by Henry Ong  | October 17, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

Lazada Steps Up Fight Vs. Fake Goods

CEO Inanc Balci says Lazada is the ‘decade’s biggest entrepreneurial opportunity in the PH’

31-year-old Inanc Balci is the CEO of Lazada PhilippinesFive years since it was founded, Lazada Philippines is already the top ecommerce platform in the country, but talk to its country manager and you get the sense that they’re only getting started.The local ...

by Paul John Caña  | June 01, 2017 10:00:00
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This CEO Plans to Make the PH a Top Country for E-Commerce

Inanc Balci of Lazada has a personal mission

First, let’s run the numbers: Lazada Philippines is the seventh most visited website in the country according to web tracking service Alexa. The site gets roughly around 2.1 million page views and 354,550 unique visitors daily according to Hypestat. Over 10 million ...

by Paul John Caña  | May 27, 2017 06:00:00
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PH E-commerce Revenue to Hit $1.2 B in 2017

Local e-commerce is getting a boost from Filipinos who like to shop online during office hours, says Lazada

The total revenue of businesses selling online in the Philippines is seen to climb by 22 percent to $1.2 billion (Php59.7 billion) this year from $1 billion last year, according to statistics portal Statista.Statista also estimated that some 30.3 million people in ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 02, 2017 11:00:00
Startup Tips

What these 7 entrepreneurs learned from their fathers

Learn as well from these gems of entrepreneurial wisdom.

The funny one, the strict disciplinarian, or the constant partner of mom—whatever fits their bill, fathers hold a special place in the hearts of their children, and these entrepreneurs are no asked some of the most successful business people in the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 19, 2016 05:00:00