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Bloomberry set to unveil retail expansion for Solaire

    By Richmond S. Mercurio, The Philippine Star Posted at 11/24/2014 7:38 AM | Updated as of 11/24/2014 7:38 AM   MANILA, Philippines – Integrated resort operator Bloomberry Resorts Corp. is set to unveil next year the retail expansion for Solaire Resort and Casino in Entertainment City. In an interview over the weekend during Sky Tower’s launch, Bloomberry president ...

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Watsons to open 50 stores in 2015

Source: BusinessWorld | Posted on November 23, 2014 09:55:00 PM TACLOBAN CITY — Retailer Watsons Personal Care Stores (Phils.), Inc. has set a target to open 50 stores next year, an official said. Watsons has just opened its 400th store in the Philippines inside the newly opened SM Savemore outlet in this city. Reena V. Rodrigo, Watsons beauty trading director, said ...

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SM North Edsa is world’s biggest solar-powered shopping mall

By: Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo, InterAksyon.com November 20, 2014 1:38 PM MANILA – Barely two months after launching the country’s largest own-use solar plant, the Philippines’ top solar provider marked another milestone by energizing SM North Edsa, now the world’s largest solar-powered shopping mall. Leandro Leviste, Solar Philippines Commercial Rooftop Projects Inc president, said the company, in partnership with SM ...

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino drops by Jollibee at Lucky Plaza during Singapore visit

Source: The Straits Times Singapore Nov. 19, 2014 SINGAPORE – Philippine President Benigno Aquino made a pitstop at Jollibee in Lucky Plaza on Wednesday, the second and final day of a visit here. He was received like a rock star by a small gathering of Filipinos, who cheered and clamoured to take photos of him as he dined at the ...

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Filipino group to build Myanmar mall

Source: by Inside Retail Asia on November 18, 2014 The Philippines’ giant property developer Ayala Group is to build a new mall in Myanmar in a joint venture with local supermarket operator City Mart. The mixed use project will be constructed in Yangon and follows an earlier commitment by Ayala Group to construct a US$30 million residential project in the fast ...

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SM opens 50th mall in Rizal

Source: Rappler | Published 1:49 PM, Nov 15, 2014 The property developer also remains bullish on its expansion plans, building 3 to 4 malls annually regardless of the economic and financial situation of the country MANILA, Philippines – SM Prime Holdings, Inc opened its 50th mall, the SM Center Angono in Rizal on Friday, November 14. The 41,481-square meter (sqm) mall ...

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Dairy Farm steps into Philippines

Source: InsideRetail.Asia | by Robert Stockdill on November 18, 2014 Hong Kong corporate retailer Dairy Farm International Holdings has take a strategic stake in one of the Philippines’ biggest pharmacy chains. Family-controlled Rose Pharmacy Inc was founded in Cebu in 1992 and now has 238 stores across the Philippines. In a brief statement, Dairy Farm said it intends to support the ...

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Specialty retailer to bring in 3 more global brands

Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer 9:48 AM | Thursday, November 13th, 2014   MANILA, Philippines–Newly listed specialty retailer SSI Group is bringing three new global brands to the Philippines and rolling out its e-commerce platform in line with expansion plans for the year.   In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Wednesday, SSI said it had acquired the Philippine franchise ...

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Global retail shows steady growth

Wed, 2014-11-05 06:00 Source: The Malaysian Insider Global retailing industry has shown a steady growth of 5.3 percent in 2014 due to improved performance in Western Europe, said market research company Euromonitor International in a statement issued on Monday in London. From 2014 to 2019, a third of new global retail sales will come from China, and Nigeria is expected ...

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DFP Wins 2014 Frontier Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Duty Free Philippines (DFP), an attached agency of the Department of Tourism (DOT), proudly reported to Tourism Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez Jr. that it won a Duty Free FRONTIER AWARD given last October 28, 2014 at the Annual Duty and Tax Free Global Summit in Cannes, France. This was also during the 30th Anniversary of the Frontier Awards widely recognized ...

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