SINGAPORE — Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA), a leading Southeast Asian data-driven loyalty platform, today announced that it has acquired Pushkart.ph, a leading online grocery delivery service in the Philippines. As a result of the acquisition, Pushkart.ph becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of SoPa. The move kicks-off SoPa’s expansion into the Philippine market. Leveraging on SoPa’s capital, Pushkart.ph will focus on dramatically increasing on-demand grocery shopping services to more consumers and more retailers initially to Metro Manila and then to all of the Philippines, while empowering grocery stores and restaurants to transform business models and further tap into online markets.
The announcement comes at a time of accelerated rapid growth for delivery services in the Philippines, with the internet economy expected to increase 24% from US$17 billion in 2021 to US$40 billion in 2025. Pushkart.ph is one of Philippines’ fastest growing e-commerce platforms, with a customer base of over 125,000 registered users, over 35,000 social media followers, and more than 20,000 mobile app downloads.