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92% of E-Commerce Traffic in PH Goes to Only 4 Platfoms-And They're All Foreign Sites

iPrice released its latest ranking of 50 e-commerce platforms in the Philippines

According to “Digital in 2018,” an internet industry report published by social media agency We Are Social, consumer goods in the Philippines sold via e-commerce totaled $1.2 billion (Php62.3 billion) in value in 2017, a 23-percent increase from the year prior. The ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 09, 2018 09:00:00
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Can Lazada PH's New CEO Tempt Pinoys to Shop More Online Instead of in Giant Malls?

Ray Alimurung is the first Filipino country chief of the country's top online shopping platform

Ray Alimurung was named country CEO of Lazada Philippines in June 2018, succeeding co-founder Inanc Balci, who headed the company since it was founded in 2012Raymond Alimurung had already taken on the role of interim CEO of Lazada Philippines in May 2018 ...

by Paul John Caña  | September 10, 2018 11:00:00
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Southeast Asia's Biggest "Mall" is in Your Hands

Lazada launches brand-focused shopping platform

Ray Alimurung, country CEO of Lazada Philippines, introduces LazMall during an event on August 31With over 20,000 sellers and tens of millions of products available, Lazada is already the country’s biggest e-commerce platform, but the company is continuing its push into even ...

by Paul John Caña  | September 02, 2018 09:00:00
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One-Year Accident Insurance For as Low as Php200? It Can Be Bought Online on Lazada

Sun Life's Family Armor provides a one-year insurance cover for a user and a family member against personal accidents

(from left) Sun Life Chief Digital Partnerships and Fintech Officer Teodoro Pineda; Sun Life Chief Strategy and Financial Management Officer Benedict Sison; Sun Life former Chief Executive Officer and Country Head Riza Mantaring; and Lazada Philippines Chief Executive Officer Ray AlimurungLife insurance ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 20, 2018 09:00:00
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Lazada Philippines names new CEO

Raymond Alimurung served as the e-commerce site's chief commercial officer

The local unit of e-commerce site Lazada has named Raymond Alimurung as its new chief executive officer.Lazada Philippines made the announcement official via a statement on Monday, June 18, although it was first reported on Thursday, June 14, after Alimurung's wife, Quezon ...

by Paul John Caña  | June 18, 2018 02:00:00
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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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How Fast are PH's Most Popular Online Stores in Delivering Orders?

We bought from Lazada, Zalora, Shopee, BeautyMNL and Takatack, and timed how long it took the items to arrive

Once Filipinos embraced the convenience of online shopping, the next question was not what to buy online but from whom.There are least 38 e-commerce sites in the Philippines that get a minimum of 10,000 page views a month, according to a report ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 09, 2018 09:00:00
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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
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What Are the Most Popular E-Commerce Platforms in the Philippines?

Study details the e-commerce sites with the most likes, most search inquiries and highest app store rankings

The Philippine unit of Southeast Asian digital marketplace Lazada is the country’s most popular e-commerce platform across a majority of metrics, but a new competitor has emerged as a noteworthy second.In the latest report by the iPrice Group, a Malaysian online shopping ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 20, 2018 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Planning to Sell Online? Now’s the Best Time to Jump In as Worsening Holiday Traffic Driving Shoppers to E-Commerce Sites

Online stores report healthier sales in fourth quarter of the year

Metro Manila’s traffic congestion has been deemed as one of the worst in the world many times over by numerous studies and news sites. With the holiday season in full swing, it’s only expected to get worse.It’s no surprise then that more ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 21, 2017 09:00:00
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ASEAN Tech: 5 Digital Platforms Built and Used Across Southeast Asia

These innovations have changed the way Filipinos and other Southeast Asians shop, travel and work

Aside from its huge economic potential and favorable environment for development, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has also been dubbed as a big source of technological innovation. The tech startup scene in Southeast Asia has seen tremendous growth in the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 13, 2017 10:00:00
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Who Are the Leading Foreign and Local Players in PH E-Commerce?

While international firms top the list, majority are locals, according to iPrice Group

Southeast Asian e-commerce site Lazada led the list of the largest players in the Philippine e-commerce industry, receiving an average of 62.5 million page views per month.That’s according to a report by the iPrice Group, a Malaysian online shopping aggregator that runs ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 24, 2017 02:00:00
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
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