Manila, Philippines—Shopee, the fastest growing mobile shopping app in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, reaches the number 2 spot in the Shopping category for both the App Store and Google Play in the Philippines only after a year. Being the first mobile shopping platform in the Philippines to offer both buyers and sellers Free Shipping and Cash on Delivery (COD) nationwide has been a major contributing factor to its rise since its launch in December 2015.
Shopee’s ratings have also been consistently high, reaching 5-star reviews on the App Store and 4.3-star ratings on Google Play, signifying that Filipino users have been consistently satisfied with the services and features offered by Shopee.
March Promos for Shopee’s High Growth Mobile & Gadgets Category
Shopee now turns its focus to further expand its fastest growing category, Mobiles & Gadgets, as both graduation season and summer are approaching. The mobile shopping platform announced plans to offer an even wider range of gadgets, electronics, and accessories for tech lovers to choose from, like bestselling mobile phones, smart watches, Virtual Reality boxes, power banks, and USB cables.
“We've seen enormous demand for our mobiles and gadgets selections over the past few months, and we have been working closely with our sellers to make sure we offer great value for the wide selection of products our buyers want, especially as they search for gifts for new graduates or the latest tech to bring to their summer travels,” shares Macy Castillo, Shopee’s Head of Commercial Business.
Several brands and shops such as MemoXpress, Torque, IntoGadgets, X-Mini, Bavin, and My Kronoz Philippines have joined Shopee to provide a wide range of options at different price points.
This coming March, Shopee will launch its biggest mobiles and gadgets promo, dubbed “March Madness”. Throughout the month, Shopee will be featuring campaigns such as Mobile Mania, which offers the latest and most affordable phones, and Shopee Exclusives, featuring deals on gadgets and accessories only found on Shopee, among others. Users can expect exclusive discounts of up to 85% off, product launches, and gifts and promo bundles, along with more games and surprises for the Shopee Community via the app and its social media channels from .
“Our main commitment has always been to provide the best experience to our buyers and sellers,” Castillo adds. “Having familiar brands on board and offering unbeatable deals mean we always have a wide variety of affordable tech products to make shopping on Shopee fast and easy.”
Shopee is the leading mobile-first marketplace in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, where everyone can browse, shop, and sell. It is a platform tailored for Southeast Asia, making online shopping easy, secure, and fuss-free through its strong payment and logistical support.
The Shopee team believes in the transformative power of technology. As shopping on mobile devices becomes the ‘new norm’, Shopee aims to continually enhance its platform and become the region’s mobile commerce destination of choice. Shopee is supported by Garena, Southeast Asia’s largest internet platform provider.
Shopee is available for download for free on the App Store and Google Play across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Taiwan. For more information, please visit https://shopee.ph
About Shopee’s Free Shipping and COD Program
Shopee partners with different courier companies, such as LBC, Black Arrow Express, and Zoom to provide integrated payments and logistical support to their buyers and sellers.