Philippine products sold online thru DOST website

>> Sunday, October 30, 2016

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - - The Department of Science and Technology urged Baguio and Benguet consumers to utilize the E – Commerce Web Application “oneSTorePH” wherein Philippine products made by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from various parts of the country are being offered on line.
Dr. Pita Picpican, DOST – Cordillera coordinator for techno transfer and commercialization, in a consumer welfare forum here said oneSTore was conceptualize by DOST to promote products and increase market competitiveness of DOST – assisted MSME .
It has expanded to include the other government agency-assisted MSME products.
Each DOST regional office will establish a database of MSME products that will be promoted and marketed in the oneSTore.
It will establish oneSTore hub, a physical store where the products will be consolidated, packaged and shipped per online order, Picpican said.
The hub will also be in charge of monitoring all transactions, sales and feedback and do monthly reports to be forwarded to the DOST regional office . It also carries out payment processes and delivery within the time span, she added.
She disclosed that the physical structure of the one STore hub for CAR is already under construction in La Trinidad.
Cordillera products are now being accommodated by DOST region 2 oneSTore hub.
There are already 55 products from the Cordillera MSMEs- three  from Abra, four from Apayao, 11 from Baguio, 12 from Benguet, six from Ifugao, 15 from Kalinga and four from Mountain Province.
As  oneSTore promotes easy shopping as promoted by its tagline “Bringing quality products at your doorstep”, Picpican reiterates DOST’s call for the people to visit its site at
The DOST- led consumer welfare forum was conducted in partnership with DTI – CAR, the National Consumer Affairs Council and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
For the forum DTI consumer protection division chief Samuel Gallardo lectured on Consumer Act of the Philippines and rights and obligation of consumers while engineer Rodel Inga-an of DOST-CAR oriented participants on their regional metrology laboratory. -- JDP/CCD 


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