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/ 11:55 PM November 17, 2012

Filipinos can now shop at the click of a mouse as Air 21 Global presents Shopinas, an e-portal with a fully-integrated end-to-end e-commerce and logistics solution housing one of the Philippines’ most competitive online malls.

Opened in 2010, Shopinas offers a venue for local Filipino entrepreneurs to sell their products through an online “mall.” With a growing number of brands representing a diverse mix of home, tech, fashion, beauty and personal care, and general lifestyle choices-and more joining each day-the website offers an extensive selection of goods and must-haves for avid Pinoy shoppers here and across the globe.

“With Shopinas, Filipinos can now shop at their convenience. For as long as they have an Internet connection and computer, our online mall is accessible to them,” says Sheila Lina, president and CEO of Air 21 Global.


Making stand out from a throng of local and international counterparts is a shopper-friendly end-to-end solution and system that assures a high level of trust and security. “We give sellers and shoppers complete control and freedom to acquire and dispose what they want, where and when they want it, and fast,” assures Lina.

At the shopper’s convenience, a range of payment options is available: choose from Visa, MasterCard, BancNet, PayPal or Load Central. And as the official courier of the online mall, Air 21 Global delivers the products right to the customer’s doorstep.

Security, a major concern for many online shoppers, is likewise guaranteed. Shopinas’ escrow system is Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)-certified, and each transaction is verified via Secure Payment Integration, ensuring full buyer protection.

And just as Shopinas takes care of its shoppers, it does likewise with its sellers. Armed with a commitment to empower Filipino entrepreneurs and enable them to experience the benefits of e-commerce, Shopinas makes setting up shop online easy for them. “Register for an account, submit the required documents, customize your store and upload your products, and, upon approval, be ready to start selling your items-it’s that simple,” Lina explains.

Start-up sellers can opt for a free account initially, but keeping in mind the different and changing needs of entrepreneurs, Shopinas also offers a variety of reasonably-priced subscription plans that can go for as low as P600 a month (excluding VAT).

“Depending on your immediate and long-term goals, you can choose to subscribe to us monthly or via a lock-in package, which is available in 6-month, 1-year and 2-year terms,” Lina says. Each of these, she adds, has its own set of enhancements, but both free and paid accounts feature free return and exchange shipping, a store admin panel, inventory management, store analytics, announcements and blog, and messaging system and store notifications.

Finally, Lina says, Shopinas provides sellers financial, operational, marketing and creative support. “Sellers get paid three working days upon the buyer’s receipt of delivery; and enjoy full customer service support, assistance in item production, images, and other materials, as well as media mileage through our regular promotional initiatives.”

Indeed, at, shopping-and selling-hours are never over. “At Shopinas, we give shoppers the means to easy, secure and happy shopping; and sellers the platform to market and present their products in a safe, creative, and empowering environment,” Lina concludes.


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