Tag Archives: Manila

Amazon may set up shop in Manila: PEZA chief


(Source: ABS-CBN News | May 10, 2018) Amazon.com may set up shop in Manila, its second after the customer service facility in Cebu City that it launched recently, a government official in charge of foreign investments said Thursday. The Manila facility will likely open by mid-year, Philippine Economic Zone Authority chairperson Charito Plaza said. Amazon.com opens first customer service office ...

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M&S Food Hall now at Powerplant Mall

M&S Food Hall

(Source: The Standard | 26 June 2016) Marks & Spencer(M&S) has a real treat lined up for its Philippine Market with the official opening of its modernized store at Powerplant Mall, to feature its new premium boutique shopping experience. It will also be launching the M&S Food Hall. The new Food Hall officially opened with the new M&S store recently. ...

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Looking beyond the cost of APEC


(Source: Manilla Bulletin | November 22, 2015)   Under the banner “Building Inclusive Economies, Building A Better World”, the Philippines hosted the 23rd APEC meeting with P10-billion budget. The question that lingers in the minds of most Filipinos has been: Was it worth it? People are quick to judge the event from the horrendous traffic and inconveniences that Manileños endured ...

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New malls boost SM Prime revenue


(Source: Inside Retail Asia | Aug. 5, 2015) SM Prime Holdings has posted a 90 per cent increase in first half year sales to PHP18.7 billion (US$408 million). However the increase was largely due to one time gains on the sale of securities; recurring income grew by a more modest, but still healthy, 15 per cent. The company says new ...

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APRCE Manila as one-stop shop for Asia-Pacific retail market intelligence


(Source: BusinessMirror | July 7, 2015) Retailers and businessmen looking to expand to Asia-Pacific markets will find up-to-date developments in the world’s fastest-growing region at the Manila edition of the Asia-Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition (APRCE) from October 28 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center in Mall of Asia, Pasay City. The APRCE is the biggest and longest-running retail industry ...

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Manila among ‘top target cities’ of retail brands


(Source: By  Jon Carlos Rodriguez | ABS-CBNnews.com | June 22, 2015) The Philippine capital is among the top target cities for expanding retail brands, a recent study by a real estate services firm showed. The study released by real estate advisory services group CBRE, titled “How Global is the Business of Retail?,” said Manila had 24 new retailers in 2014. ...

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P-Noy meets top Asian retailers


(The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – The top honchos of Asia Pacific’s retail industry paid a courtesy call to President Aquino on September 9 at Malacaňang as part of the preparation for the Philippines’s hosting of the 17th Asia Pacific Retail Conference and Exhibition (APRCE) 2015, the grandest, the most important and the most anticipated retail industry event in the ...

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