A new report showed that the Philippines experienced the highest increase in the usage of shopping apps (53%) in Southeast Asia.
This comes after UnionBank and Lazada launched a co-branded e-commerce credit card last August.
Under the proposed law, the DTI shall have regulatory powers to take down or issue cease-and-desist orders against websites selling illegal or dangerous products or services.
The e-commerce accelerator program provides start-up incentives, necessary tools, trainings, and assistance for business owners to tap into eBay’s global marketplace of over 174 million active buyers.
Visa has partnered with Shopee to help support local small businesses who are selling on e-commerce platform. The tech firms will be creating campaigns to enable Visa cardholders to avail discounts when they shop at local merchants in Shopee.
The inaugural Asean Online Sale Day (AOSD) is a one-day event where participating e-commerce businesses and platforms offer online discounts and promotions to consumers within the Asean region.
With online transactions at an all-time high in the country, e-commerce site Lazada Philippines and local lender UnionBank have launched what is dubbed as the country’s first credit card optimized for e-commerce transactions.
The Department of Trade and Industry the number of registered online businesses surged from more than 1,600 online businesses that registered for the whole of 2019.