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About Shopee

Shopee is an omi-channel e-commerce platform headquartered in Singapore. It was founded in 2015 by Forrest Li. Shopee first launched in Singapore in 2015, and since expanded its reach to Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Brazil.

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2 Science Park Drive #03-01, Tower A





Research containing Shopee

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Shopee in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Jul 6, 2022.

Expert Collections containing Shopee

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Shopee is included in 2 Expert Collections, including E-Commerce.



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Shopee Patents

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Latest Shopee News

Philippines Ecommerce Business Databook 2023-2027 Featuring Carousell, Lazada, MetroDeal, Shopee, Zalora, Food Panda, Grab Food, Jollibee, McDonald's, and Pickaroo Among Others

Feb 22, 2024

News provided by Share this article Share toX Ecommerce market in Philippines is expected to grow by 15.44% on annual basis to reach US$14.2 billion in 2023. The Ecommerce is expected to grow steadily over the forecast period, recording a CAGR of 12.26% during 2023-2027. The Ecommerce gross merchandise value in the country will increase from US$12.3 billion in 2022 to reach US$22.5 billion by 2027. This report provides a detailed data centric analysis of Ecommerce market dynamics, covering over 100 KPIs in Philippines. It details market opportunity across key Ecommerce verticals - Retail Shopping, Travel & Hospitality, Online Food Service, Media and Entertainment, Healthcare and Wellness, and Technology Products and Services. It provides market share by key players across key verticals along with sales channels (Platform to Consumer, Direct to Consumer, Consumer to Consumer). In addition, it provides spending pattern by payment instruments along with a snapshot of consumer behaviour in Philippines. The report also covers niche trends such as market size by live streaming engagement model and cross border purchases. It also covers ecommerce spend share by operating systems, device (mobile vs desktop) and cities. In addition, to detailed data-centric analysis, this report provides analyst commentary on key trends, drivers, strategies, and innovations in the Ecommerce industry in Philippines. Reasons to buy In-depth Understanding of Ecommerce Market Dynamics: Understand market opportunities and key trends along with forecast (2018-2027). Understand market dynamics through essential KPIs such as Gross Merchandise Value, Volume, and Average Value Per Transaction. Insights into Opportunity by Ecommerce Categories: Get market dynamics by sales channel to assess emerging opportunities across various segments. Detailed analysis of market share by key players across key Ecommerce verticals. Insights into Opportunities across key Ecommerce verticals: Retail shopping, travel & hospitality, online food service, media and entertainment, healthcare and wellness, and technology products & services. Develop Market Specific Strategies: Identify growth segments and target specific opportunities to formulate a Ecommerce strategy; assess market-specific key trends, drivers, and risks in the Ecommerce industry. Get Insights into Consumer Attitude and Behaviour: Drawing from proprietary survey results, this report identifies and interprets key Ecommerce KPIs, including spend by age, gender, and income level. Scope Philippines Retail Shopping Ecommerce Market Share by Key Players (Carousell, Lazada, MetroDeal, Shopee, Zalora) Philippines Travel Ecommerce Market Share by Key Players (Agoda, Cebu Pacific, Grab Taxi, MiCab, Tripadvisor) Philippines Food Service Ecommerce Market Share by Key Players (Food Panda, Grab Food, Jollibee, McDonald's, Pickaroo) Philippines Ecommerce Market Size and Future Growth Dynamics Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis Average Value Per Transaction Trend Analysis Gross Merchandise Volume Trend Analysis Philippines User Statistics and Ratios of Key Performance Indicators User Statistics Ecommerce Per Capita and GDP Per Capita GDP Per Capita Trend Analysis Philippines Ecommerce Market Size and Forecast by Ecommerce Segments (Gross Merchandise Value Trend Analysis, 2018-2027) Retail Shopping (breakdown by clothing, footwear & accessories, health, beauty and personal care, food & beverage, appliances and electronics, home improvement, books, music & video, toys & hobby, auto) Travel and Hospitality (breakdown by air travel, train & bus, taxi service, hotels & resorts) Online Food Service (breakdown by aggregators, direct to consumer) Media and Entertainment (breakdown by streaming services, movies & events, theme parks & gaming) Healthcare and Wellness Platform to Consumer

Shopee Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Shopee founded?

    Shopee was founded in 2009.

  • What is Shopee's latest funding round?

    Shopee's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Shopee?

    Investors of Shopee include Central Retail.

  • Who are Shopee's competitors?

    Competitors of Shopee include Lazada and 2 more.


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