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Aspiring Online Sellers Now Have the Chance to Join Lazada's LazMall

The e-commerce giant wants young online entrepreneurs to become part of LazMall

It might be hard to picture right now, but big companies will not be the drivers of e-commerce in the future. Small and medium-sized retailers will be.Pierre Poignant, chief executive officer of the Lazada Group, said so during the Southeast Asian online ...

by Pauline Macaraeg for Esquiremag.ph  | April 04, 2019 08:00:00
News and Events

How Much Did Filipinos Spend on Online Shopping in 2018?

Apple users spent more than other users

Almost everything you need is now just one click away thanks to the booming e-commerce ecosystem in the country.Instead of going to the mall to buy clothes or gadgets, e-commerce has paved the way for a less tiring shopping experience with the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg for Esquiremag.ph  | April 03, 2019 03:00:00
News and Events

Lazada Launches 'Shoppertainment' to Help Cure Your Hatred for Shopping

The company is bringing the concept to life in Southeast Asia

You’ve seen this scene before: A group of men huddled together in one spot at the mall, most likely where the benches are located, patiently fighting boredom while their female companions go from one shop to another. Does it sound familiar? Can ...

by Pauline Macaraeg for Esquiremag.ph  | March 25, 2019 08:00:00
News and Events

Singles' Day Discounts vs. Airline Seat Sales: Which Promos Did PH Online Shoppers Search For Last 11/11?

Data from iPrice shows intense competition between e-commerce platforms and airlines on November 11

November 11 is a special day for online shoppers in this part of the world. Known as “Singles’ Day” and originating from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, the day sees record-breaking numbers in terms of activity and sales. CNBC reported that Alibaba sold ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 28, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

How Much Do Filipinos Plan to Spend this Holiday Season?

Mobile shoppers are likely to splurge more, according to a survey conducted by Facebook Philippines

Facebook Philippines Country Director John Rubio said Filipinos use the social media platform more heavily during the Christmas season. It seems Filipinos are checking their Facebook accounts to shop, more than to reach out to loved ones during the holiday season.A study commissioned ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 12, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

As Peso Falls Below Php54/$1, Here's the Likely Impact on Your Purchases From US Online Stores

Half of Filipinos' online shopping are done in e-commerce sites in the US and other countries

The Philippine peso hit a fresh low on Wednesday, September 12, closing at Php54.13 against the US dollar, the weakest it has been in almost 13 years. The last time the Philippine peso was at this level was in December 2005, according ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 13, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

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
News and Events

Guess How Much Each Filipino Online Shopper Spent Last Year

Fashion, consumer electronics and cosmetics were most popular items bought online by Pinoys

Filipinos are forecast to spend Php121.9 billion online this year, up by 32 percent from Php92.5 billion in 2017, a study conducted by PayPal showed.In a press briefing on Wednesday, June 27, PayPal Southeast Asia Head of Strategic Partnerships Abhinav Kumar presented ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 11, 2018 05:00:00
Startup Tips

To Sell More, Make It Easier and Safer for People to Purchase From You

Less than half of small businesses operate an ecommerce website, and few of those offer the purchase and payment features shoppers have come to expect.

 Consumers are savvier than ever, and their shopping habits are changing fast. They’re growing accustomed to new payment types such as mobile wallets, one-click payments and even paying via facial recognition. Further, they expect the same simple, easy and seamless shopping experience at whatever ...

by Jill Calabrese Bain  | July 03, 2018 07:00:00
Business Ideas

You Can Be a K-Beauty Reseller Through This E-Commerce Site for Only Php2,000

K-Mall is an online store that sells beauty and other products from South Korea

Screenshot of K-Mall, an e-commerce platform that focuses on beauty products from South Korea Check out the beauty section of some of the country’s largest department stores and chances are, you’ll find a variety of branded products from Korea.  Since the proliferation of ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 13, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

Leading IT Distributor Launches E-Commerce Platform to Help Dealers Reach Online Buyers

Wordtext Systems makes it easy and affordable for its over 2,000 dealers to sell via the Internet

The Philippines’ leading distributor of information technology (IT) software and hardware products, Wordtext Systems Inc. (WSI), didn’t seem to get the memo.Amid the rise of e-commerce, wholesale intermediaries like it were supposed to play a progressively smaller and smaller role in selling ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 15, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

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
News and Events

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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