One of the leading social mobile apps in the country, WeChat has recently partnered with online shopping websites Zalora and Lazada in a move to better promote onlne shopping in the Philippines. Zalora has over 500 top international and local brands and more than 15,000 apparel, shoes, accessories and beauty products. Lazada on the other hand has a wide array of mobiles, tablets, consumer electronic and household goods including toys, fashion and sport equipment. Moreover, Both online shopping websites provide multiple payment methods such as cash-on-delivery, extensive warranty commitments and free returns.
“œAs Filipinos lead more mobilized lifestyles, WeChat wants to help boost brands by providing them a mobile platform to further expand their enterprises. Aside from supporting retailers, this kind of practice can also open up a new business model for those in the wholesale industries“ shares Justin Sun, WeChat Director for International Operations.