Below is our recent interview with Steve Sy, CEO & Founder of Great Deals E-Commerce Corp.:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?
A: Great Deals Ecommerce Corp. is a Philippine start up that enables brand and retailers to go online and be present in the ecommerce space. We offer end to end services from content creation, online shop creation and management, warehousing, fulfillment, business analytics, customer service, and last mile dispatch. Some of our notable clients are Unilever, Nestle, L’Oreal, Abbott, Samsonite, Fila, Bayer and 300 plus more brands.
Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?
A: Great Deals Ecommerce Corp. was able to raise 30 million dollars in our series B from Fast Logistics and CVC capital which has $118 billion assets under their portfolio management and Navegar the largest private focused Philippine equity fund.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?
A: Being in the industry for 9 years, GDEC was borne out of the need for brands to go online fast. Having witnessed the infancy of e-commerce in the Philippines, there was a need to help these brands be available online and to excel and drive their growth and push presence in the ecommerce space.
Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months? What are your plans?
A: We plan to roll out our network of micro fulfillment centers across key urban cities in the Philippines that will enable instant commerce or delivery in an hour. Enhancements in terms of fulfillment and expansion will be done in the coming months as well.
Q: What is a great thing about your company that people might not know about?
A: We are a mission driven company, we value and ensure that we advocate the uplifting of Filipino lives in the digital economy. The team is youthful, energetic and are digital natives with an average age of 24.