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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
Business Ideas

No Fakes: New PH Online Store Sells Only Genuine Items but Can It Attract Bargain-Hunting Pinoys?

Launched in November, Adobomall rejects half of applicant vendors and doesn’t accept resellers

Walt Steven Young is the founder and CEO of Adobomall  There’s a surge in online shopping in the country, and it’s fueled mainly by the entry of international e-commerce platforms in recent years.At least one international e-commerce site has set up shop in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 10, 2018 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Users of Online Marketplace Carousell Earn Php20K a Month Selling Mostly Secondhand Stuff

Launched in the Philippines in October 2016, the SG startup has helped sell over one million items

With about 4.1 million listings, Carousell is an online marketplace that uses its buy-and-sell option among consumers as leverageEighteen-year-old Nehro Jacovf earns Php20,000 a week on average or about Php80,000 a month, considerably larger than the monthly salary of most entry-level employees. ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 13, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

How Shopee is Battling Its Way to Becoming the Top E-Commerce Platform in PH

Though coming later than Lazada and Zalora, Shopee is already ahead by some metrics such as number of sellers

The rapid growth of e-commerce in the Philippines has attracted a variety of players to enter the industry. A study by Malaysian online shopping aggregator iPrice Group revealed that there are around 48 players that have a significant presence in the space, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | December 05, 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
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‘Supershoppers’ will rise this Christmas, says Google

PH smartphone adoption, just behind the US and ahead of Japan, is key

With Christmas just around the corner, Google Philippines is advising local merchants to play it smart this holiday season by being ready for the mobile-powered “supershopper.”Gabby Roxas, country marketing manager of Google Philippines, gave this advice at the recent unveiling of the ...

by Joseph Nacino  | November 06, 2016 12:00:00