Home Fashion Exciting times ahead: OLX and Carousell are merging soon in PH

Exciting times ahead: OLX and Carousell are merging soon in PH

68
0
SHARE

Exciting times ahead, Carousellers and OLXers!

We’re getting bigger and better, so you can enjoy a more vibrant classifieds community! Carousell Philippines and OLX Philippines, two of the leading buy and sell platforms in the country, will merge soon.

You can still continue to buy and sell on both platforms until then. Of course, we will update you through various channels (including this microsite) with the latest and exciting developments. Stay tuned!

FAQs:

1) Why are you working together in the Philippines? 
We at Carousell and OLX share the same goal of making online buying and selling easy and flexible for Filipinos. By working together, we are combining our strengths and technologies to provide a more seamless classifieds experience and build a bigger, more diverse community.

2) When will this happen?
The Carousell Philippines and OLX Philippines integration work will happen in stages over the course of the first half of 2019. You can enjoy using both platforms until then. We will update you through various channels (including this microsite) with the latest and exciting developments.

3) I’m only familiar with Carousell. Can you tell me more about OLX?
The Filipinos’ go-to classifieds platform for 13 years, OLX connects buyers and sellers of brand-new and pre-owned items, and services, through the web or mobile phone. It’s part of the Naspers OLX Group, and is available in more than 45 countries and over 50 languages. Every month, hundreds of millions of people around the globe use OLX to find and sell a wide range of products, including furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, cars, kid and baby items, motorcycles, cameras, mobile phones, property, and much more.

4) I’m only familiar with OLX. Can you tell me more about Carousell?
Carousell is a classifieds marketplace that makes selling as easy as taking a photo, and buying as simple as chatting. Launched in August 2012, Carousell began in Singapore and is now present in seven markets across Asia. With over 185 million listings, Carousell is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing marketplaces in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The Carousell marketplace has a diverse range of products across a variety of categories, including cars, lifestyle, gadgets, and fashion accessories.

5) What does it mean for us, OLXers?
You can still continue using the OLX website and app to buy and sell items. When the integration is completed, you will be part of the largest classifieds community in the Philippines, with more than 1.5 million listings monthly. Buyers will have access to a bigger selection of items online, and sellers will be able to reach more than 6 million users in the country. That’s a diverse and more vibrant online marketplace! We’ll update you through various channels (including this microsite) with the latest and exciting developments.

6) What does it mean for us, Property24 users?
You can continue using the Property24 website and app, as there will be no change on the platform. Property24 ads will still be synced to OLX while the OLX website and app are available and accessible. When the integration is completed, your Property24 ads will be synced to the largest classifieds community in the Philippines!

7) What does it mean for us, Carousell users?
You can still continue using Carousell to buy and sell items. When the Carousell-OLX integration is completed, you will be part of the largest classifieds community in the Philippines. Buyers will have access to a bigger selection of items online, and sellers will be able to reach more than 6 million users in the country. That’s a diverse and more vibrant online marketplace! We’ll update you through various channels (including this microsite) with the latest and exciting developments.

8) I’m a paying OLX user. How will this news affect my account?
This move will not affect your account. The OLX website and app are still available and accessible, so you can still continue to sell using the platform and reach millions of potential buyers.

We will make sure you’re informed of the latest updates. We’ll be in touch with you through email and call. You can also visit this microsite anytime for more exciting updates.

Email add: socialmedia@olx.ph
Website: http://www.olx.ph/
Twitter/IG: @olxph