Thursday, March 29, 2012

1999: Auction

Auction sites flourish, following the trend in the US, with popular services such as eBay.  These include eAuctions.ph, which closed and reopened as Avalon.ph; PinoyAuctions, which was acquired by ABS-CBN and merged with PinoyCentral; and Bidshot, which offers SMS-based bidding.  These make use of a C2C (Consumer to Consumer) model where the buyers and sellers transact directly and the website merely facilitates the meeting of the two.

E-store also began its e-commerce store operations.

Bidshot in 2009

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