Friday, January 28

Shopee, the e-commerce company that seeks to fight with Mercado Libre

Shopee is part of the SEA Group, one of the best known technology companies in Southeast Asia. It was born in 2015 in Singapore and quickly grew in other markets: Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines and Malaysia. It is also present in India, Spain, France and Poland; then it began its expansion in Latin America.

According to information from the company, both individuals and legal entities (monotributistas, registered managers and commercial companies) can access the platform.

“Initially, sellers will be able to offer up to 6 interest-free installments on all their products for free. We have the Shopee Guarantee to protect each transaction within our platform. Shopee will insure each payment until the buyer confirms receipt of the items. In addition, each buyer will be able to track the delivery of each order at any time ”, says the company’s official website.

In Chile, for example, the platform sells products in categories such as watches, cell phones, fashion and beauty, clothing and footwear, sports, vehicle accessories, toys, electronics, among others.

Shopee, meanwhile, formed alliances with the main logistics operators in the country to have national coverage. For those sellers who are already present on other e-commerce platforms, the Asian company offers a free management tool to facilitate the bulk upload of all your products on its own platform.

E-commerce has seen strong growth in recent years, with a strong boost in the context of the pandemic. In the first semester of 2021, the sector in Argentina had a turnover of $ 631,788 million, an increase of 101% compared to the same period in 2020, according to data from the Argentine Chamber of Electronic Commerce (THAT’S).