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Financial Adviser: 5 Retail Strategies Used by Zalora Philippines to Overcome Ecommerce Challenges

Zalora is the largest online fashion store in the country today

The growth of e-commerce in the Philippines in the last five years has revolutionized the way retailers do business. Consumers can now buy and sell almost anything online anytime with one click.When Zalora Philippines launched its e-commerce platform in 2012, online shopping ...

by Henry Ong  | November 21, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

11.11: It’s Single’s Day!

”?"One is the loneliest number” ”" but maybe not if you’re a die-hard shopper

They say inspiration comes from unexpected places, and the story behind Single's Day (Alibaba's annual sale and Asia's biggest) is definitely a unique one.Who could have guessed that an Anti-Valentine’s Day event, popularly believed to have been organized by four male single ...

by Eros Erfe  | November 10, 2016 04:00:00
News and Events

‘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
Business Ideas

With only US$50, LA-based Pinoy millennial starts successful online shopping business

That’s Php 2.5K in capital, but profits include a sports car and the chance to employ her lola

 Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova is 27 years old and lives in Los Angeles, California. She may seem like your regular Filipina migrant who is starting her family abroad, but in fact, she singlehandedly built an internet empire that capitalizes on Filipinos’ love for imported ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | November 04, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How Zalora is changing online shopping for Filipinos

UPDATED - With PH emerging as a major e-commerce force, Zalora is out to seize the market

Gone are the days when long lines during sale season, or imminent standstill traffic, stop shoppers from retail therapy. Just as how millennials and baby boomers learned how to tweet, take selfies and post statuses, businesses developed virtual shopping malls, making sure ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 09, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

5 tips to get your website ready for the holidays

Convert that heavy website traffic to holiday revenue

In recent years, the US retail industry has averaged more than three trillion dollars during the holiday season, which is nearly 20 percent of total annual sales. With more and more consumers turning to their desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile devices when it ...

by Jonathan Long  | September 03, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

New custom shopping experience online

The new eBay.com.ph is more intuitive; making it easier for customers to browse through merchandise.

eBay announced a series of new enhancements to its Philippines website starting May 30. The new eBay.com.ph will have a cleaner and more contemporary look and feel. It’s also a more intuitive, convenient way for customers to browse the biggest selection of ...

May 31, 2013 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Tracking Filipino online shopping behavior

Half of Internet-connected Filipinos conduct grocery shopping research online, on a daily basis.

Online consumers in the Philippines are among  Asia Pacific’s most active in terms of conducting product research, reading consumer reviews and searching for online deals. This is according to a report on the influence of digital media on shopping habits released by ...

September 06, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Making babies with attitude

Co-founder of out-of-the-box baby wear line tells us how she juggles business and raising a family.

It’s the hardest job on the planet, taking as much of your time and energy as possible, with little to no financial compensation, and absolutely no vacation or sick leaves. But that’s exactly how moms want it. And for Audrey Dimarucot, one ...

by Peter Imbong  | March 05, 2012 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Trends 2012: Local online shopping

Forget eBay and Amazon, local companies are changing online shopping in the country.

One of the biggest trends for the year 2012 is the localization of online shopping here in the Philippines. Entrepreneur.com.ph expects that there will be more Filipinos shopping online this year, and more retail businesses going online to actually sell.One of the ...

January 11, 2012 06:00:00
Business Ideas

New service allows you to pay for online purchases via cellphone

Smart leads global innovation on online purchases

Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) will soon make it possible for subscribers to pay for mobile apps, products, and services with their airtime load in addition to credit cards or online payment accounts.As demonstrated by the recently launched Chikka ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 24, 2011 11:00:00
Startup Tips

Spreading the benefits of online shopping

Multiply is increasing awareness of its services

Now may be the right time to finally open your shop at Multiply as the online retail site tours offices in Metro Manila  in a campaign to  introduce the ease of online shopping.With more than 95,000 shops and 16 categories, Multiply will ...

September 16, 2011 09:00:00
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