A new report showed that the Philippines experienced the highest increase in the usage of shopping apps (53%) in Southeast Asia.
The second most subscribed YouTube channel in Southeast Asia, ABS-CBN Entertainment has also logged 38.8 billion lifetime views, ranking first among the most watched YouTube channels in the Philippines and tenth in the world as of October this year.
This comes after UnionBank and Lazada launched a co-branded e-commerce credit card last August.
Spotify recently forged a partnership with nine homegrown Filipino podcasts that will be available free-of-charge on the platform.
There are now more than 40 million unique YouTube viewers in the Philippines each month, as more Filipinos tucked into their homes watching videos on how to be a better plantito or plantita, among other growing niche passions.
Suntouch Technology Corporation, which owns Xtreme Appliances, said they are in fact eyeing to put up 50 to 60 more nationwide branches by the first quarter of next year.
Close to 60,000 brands and sellers participating in the online sale, more than 28,000 of which were local MSMEs that were able to sell nearly 600,000 products during the one-day sale.
ABS-CBN Films is stepping up its digital pivot with a series of online shows that have already racked up close to 30 million views as cinemas remained closed while the country is on quarantine due to the pandemic.