Tag Archives: Atty. Paul Santos

PRA bags top awards at 2018 “ANG SUSI Awards” — 3 years in a row

(November 29, 2018) The Philippine Retailers Association has successfully capped off 2018 with a double victory at the “ANG SUSI Awards” of the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives, which coincided with the 6th Association Summit on November 23, 2018. PRA Chairman Atty. Paul A. Santos was named the “Board Member of the Year” for his outstanding service as ...

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With digital, women can go beyond sari-sari stores

(Source: ABS-CBN News | March 6, 2018) Retail is one of the best ways for women to become entrepreneurs and with digital channels, they need not limit themselves to the sari-sari store, industry leaders said Tuesday. Electronic commerce represents the “evolution” of mom and pop stores and in Southeast Asia alone, it has 600 million potential consumers, stakeholders said. “You ...

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Business of happiness: How malls plan to weather e-commerce rise

(Source: ABSCBN News | February 28, 2018) A deep mall culture, wherein the giant air-conditioned structures are at the center of happy family activities, will help brick and mortar retail withstand the rise of e-commerce, industry stakeholders said. The country’s largest mall operator, SM, is “bullish” on retail, said SM Investments vice chairman Teresita Sy-Coson. The company earlier announced plans ...

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PHL F&B, retail sectors more profitable than telco, property

(Source: Business Mirror | January 15, 2018) A comparative outlook at profitability indicators since 1997 shows that retail, and food-and-beverage companies have averaged higher rates of return than some of the top telecommunications and real-estate companies in the Philippines. These points to the capital-intensive nature of telco and real-estate industries, which contribute significantly to national infrastructure and development. An academic ...

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Philippine Retailers Association supports LMA in Bangkok

Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) President Atty. Paul A. Santos speaks during the opening of the Last Mile ASEAN (LMA) Conference and Expo on September 28, 2017 at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand. The two-day event powered by E-Commerce Logistics Show is the only dedicated fulfillment event covering supply Chain, operations, e-Commerce, logistics, parcel and delivery for multi-channel retail industry. . It ...

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