E-Commerce Intensity Index: FOOD AND BEVERAGES, TOBACCO, ANIMAL FEEDS, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

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E-Commerce Intensity Index: FOOD AND BEVERAGES, TOBACCO, ANIMAL FEEDS, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS




In the E-Commerce Intensity Index 2015 Year-End Report, as presented in the monthly E-Commerce Monitor 2016 series, it shows up to 45% of revenue and purchasing activities of manufacturing, retail, wholesale, and services sectors were done though e-commerce or electronic transactions. 1,000 supply chain professionals were randomly selected from the top 10,000 corporations of the… Read more »

Delivery Delay Hurts Philippines E-Commerce Sector

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Delivery Delay Hurts Philippines E-Commerce Sector




Last November and December 2015, I received numerous complaints on package delivery delays. There are many usual reasons behind this including the weather, traffic, public holidays, and events requiring road closures. But these delivery delay problems are not new. They are much more painful now because of the increased volume of people ordering online responding… Read more »

Republic Act 10667: Philippine Competition Act

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Republic Act 10667: Philippine Competition Act




For an overview of the law, read its salient features here. AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL COMPETITION POLICY PROHIBITING ANTI-COMPETITIVE AGREEMENTS, ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION AND ANTI-COMPETITIVE MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as… Read more »

Salient features of Republic Act 10667: Philippine Competition Act

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Salient features of Republic Act 10667: Philippine Competition Act




On the 21st day of July 2015, the industry rejoice with the passage of the Philippine Competition Act. It is one of the policies defined to be important in the Philippines E-Commerce Roadmap as the country takes steps in enacting measures to start resolving our Internet connectivity challenges, among others. Reading through the salient features,… Read more »

Improving Philippines Internet Access

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Improving Philippines Internet Access

Last June 30 in Davao City, I got the chance to visit three (3) co-working spaces namely: Knights of Online MarketersĀ (KOM), DreamWork, and Small Business Development Center of Davao Chamber. KOM and DreamWork operateĀ 24 hours mainly serving those working as virtual staff. Rates vary from P150 to 350 a day that includes use of air-conditioned… Read more »