Manila, Philippines – Shopee Philippines is celebrating its 2nd birthday with over 2 million listings and 3 million downloads to date, making it the number 1 shopping app in the country. Regionally, Shopee has achieved an annualized Gross Merchandise Volume of $3 billion USD with more than 40 million downloads.
Happy 2nd Birthday, Shopee, the PH shopping app now with 2 million listings and 3 million downloads since its 2015 launch. In picture is Macy Castillo, Shopee PH Head of Commercial Business. To celebrate, Shopee will hold a sale from June 20 to 22 with up to 90% off across multiple categories (gadgets, make up, clothes, etc.). #ShopeeBday2Us #SelfieExpert
In the past 2 years, Shopee has introduced several programs that revolutionized online shopping for Filipinos, including Free Shipping, Cash On Delivery (COD), and Shopee University, which helps aspiring entrepreneurs set up their online business.
To celebrate the success, from June 20 to 22, users are treated to special promotions and up to 90% discounts across multiple categories, including electronics, gadgets, makeup and clothes from Shopee’s official shops and top sellers.
Safe, Convenient Shopping
Since its launch in 2015, Shopee has made online shopping convenient with its highly customer-centric platform. Both buyers and sellers are able to transact safely through Shopee Guarantee, which holds payments in escrow until buyers receive their orders.
Sellers also enjoy Shopee University, a series of in-depth tutorial modules aimed at helping sellers to set up and grow their online businesses. Shopee has hosted sessions in over 30 cities around the country and thousands of participants have joined in the past year. The free classes provide more insights on topics such as online marketing, digital photography and tutorial sessions on Shopee’s features, among others.
“Shopee’s campaigns help us with our product marketing. With its reach, it helps us to expand our customer base and reach,” said Angela Mae Delajero, Corporate Sales Supervisor of Messy Bessy.
Welcoming Established Partner Brands
Shopee buyers can look forward to an even wider range of products from new Official Shops, including Oppo, Unilab, Stabilo, Kodak, Transcend, and Eureka. More brands are expected to join later this year.
“As e-commerce gains more popularity, Shopee will continue to be a strong player in this space. Our partnership with Shopee will further increase our online reach and give customers more options to buy official OPPO products,” said Stephen Cheng, Brand Manager of OPPO Philippines.
Ellen Lising, President of Ellen’s Skin Care and Permanent Cosmetics, agreed, “As we celebrate our 38th anniversary, we’ve partnered with Shopee to reach our growing list of diverse clientele and we will provide the most beautiful, intense and radiant kind of products and services that make our clientele feel confidently beautiful in and out.”
Looking to the Future
Shopee seeks to continuously improve its platform and optimise overall user experience. Macy Castillo, Head of Commercial Business for Shopee, said, “We continuously challenge ourselves to find ways to improve our app and system to make online shopping easier. We regularly get feedback from our users and aim to bring to them the best online shopping experience. ”
Moving forward, Shopee aims to further expand its user base nationwide. “We want to cater to every buyer and seller in key cities and provinces. With our robust and well-integrated platform, we’re confident that we can provide an easy and hassle-free shopping experience nationwide,” added Castillo.