Tag Archives: E-Commerce

Lazada leads e-commerce players in PH–study


(Source: Manila Times | October 14, 2018) Lazada has earned 35 million visits per month—the biggest among e-commerce players in the Philippines, according to a report of the iPrice Group. The report was based on the average quarterly traffic, mobile application ranking, social media followers and number of staff. The report says that the bulk of the accumulated visits that ...

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How to Build a Digital-Native Brand


(Source: Forbes.com | September 14, 2018) Technology was at the center of some of the biggest consumer product launches over the past couple of years. Kylie Jenner unveiled her cosmetics brand using social media and sold $420 million in 18 months — and it’s estimated that her company will be worth over a billion dollars by 2022. Rihanna launched a ...

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Asian shoppers dissatisfied with online shopping experience — UPS global survey


(Source: Business World | September 13, 2018) Customers in Asia are less satisfied with online shopping compared to those in other regions, a study organized by logistics company United Parcel Service (UPS) shows. “UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper,” which surveyed more than 18,000 online shoppers around the world (3,200 of which are from China, Hong Kong and Japan), took ...

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India’s e-commerce market to surpass USD 100 bn by 2022: Report

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(Source: Economic Times India | September 7, 2018) India’s e-commerce market is set to grow three times to surpass USD 100 billion by 2022 and may trigger over a million jobs in the coming years, a report said. According to the report by industry body Nasscom and PwC India, the e-commerce market is worth about USD 35 billion at present. ...

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Alibaba: 325,000 orders per second highlights e-commerce shift


(Source: ABS-CBN News | September 4, 2018) Following a record 325,000 orders processed per second in a single day, an official of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba said Tuesday business had indeed shifted to digital. The milestone was reached during Alibaba’s Nov. 11, 2017 sale, where the platform also saw 256,000 payments processed per second and 168.2 billion yuan in sales, ...

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Southeast Asia’s Biggest “Mall” is in Your Hands

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(Source: Entrepreneur.com.ph | September 2, 2018) With 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 greater heights. On Friday, August 31, Lazada launched what it called “Southeast Asia’s largest shopping mall.” LazMall is an in-app and in-site channel that features products ...

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MSMEs rely on e-commerce to boost export receipts

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(Source: Business Mirror | August 30, 2018) Philippine micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are now heavily relying on e-commerce to boost their export performance and are banking on the new platform to expand their market, an independent study said. A research, titled “Global is the New Local: The Changing International Trade Patterns of Small Businesses in Asia Pacific,” reported ...

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba eyes more global talents


(Source: Inquirer.net | August 21, 2018) Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, built his business behemoth to help the masses. But when it comes to hiring, the company is increasingly eyeing an elite group-those with an international background. With the company’s stated goal of serving 2 billion customers within two decades, it comes as no surprise that Alibaba ...

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Time-starved, hyperconnected Filipino consumers seek out convenience


(Source: Nielsen PR | August 15, 2018) Filipino consumers are leading increasingly hectic lives, leading them to demand convenient solutions that can help simplify their lives. This behavior is consistent with the global trend that is now greatly influencing consumption and buying habits, according to a new report by performance management company, Nielsen. The Nielsen Quest for Convenience Report, which explores ...

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Tips from successful companies on how best to sell your brand


(Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer | August 3, 2018) The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) will be holding its 25th National Retail Conference and Stores Asia Expo in SMX this August 9-10. We asked some of the PRA officers to update us on retailing trends. Question: The biggest internet-only retailer in the Philippines claims to have 100 million hits a day. What ...

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