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Globe myBusiness teams up with Shopify to boost digital footprint of Filipino SMEs

Globe myBusiness SVP Martha Sazon announces partnership with leading e-commerce platform Shopify

In the advent of the digital revolution, individuals consumption of content and entertainment has changed drastically, affecting how entrepreneurs run their business.

Small and medium enterprises are now forced to expand their presence to be able to gain more reach in the digital space.

This is where Globe myBusiness, the small and medium enterprise (SME) arm of Globe Telecom enters the picture by forging a partnership with internationally-renowned e-commerce platform Shopify. As the trusted business partner of SMEs, Globe myBusiness now gives business owners an accessible and affordable portfolio of solutions that lets them reach more customers with its partnership with Shopify.

Shopify was founded in 2006 and  currently powers over 175,000 businesses in approximately 150 countries. It is a cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium business. Merchants can use it to design, set-up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media such as Pinterest and Facebook, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. The platform also provides merchants with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business.

Today, there are a growing number of aspiring young entrepreneurs who maximize various free platforms to showcase their products. Online sellers prefer these free sites because of their limited funds for operations, but it may not be the easiest and most efficient way to manage their operations especially if they have work during weekdays.

With Globe myBusiness and Shopify, every Filipino entrepreneur can now have a platform where they can showcase their own brand.  Shopify makes it easy for anyone to build and manage their online store by providing features like the ability to design the storefront, manage inventory, track orders and customer data, view marketing and analytics information, and much more.

“Being with entrepreneurs every step of the way has always been part of our mission at Globe myBusiness. The looming digital age requires us to offer innovative business solutions to SMEs so that we can help them run their operations smoothly and more efficiently. With Shopify, we continue to make our customers’ digital journey easier with an e-commerce platform complete with end-to-end operations support and accessible payment gateway, logistics, advertising and marketing services. We are excited to be partnering with Shopify to shape and redefine the future of retail in the Philippines,”says Martha Sazon, Senior Vice President for Globe myBusiness.

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