Tag Archives: Philippine Retail

Plains and Prints goes global

(Source: Ivy Lisa F. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer | July 19, 2015) It started out literally small—in a cramped 11-square-meter kiosk in Shoppesville Greenhills, the famed tiangge haven. Roxanne Ang-Farillas just had to find a way, however small it was, to get her passion for designing out there and find an audience for her creations. “I’ve always been very passionate ...

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Tourism, retail DTI’s growth bets in Region 7

(Source: By Virgil S. Villanueva, Business World | July 16, 2015) The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) plans to deploy its funds to help the Region VII tourism sector, focusing on shared service facilities (SSF) for small and medium enterprises (SME) involved in the growing travel industry and related retail businesses. “Our funds for this year for the shared ...

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Ayala buys 50% stake in drugstore chain Generika

(Source: Keith Richard Mariano, GMA News | July 16, 2015) The Ayala Group has forayed into affordable retail healthcare, acquiring a significant stake in Generika Drugstore Philippines, a disclosure with the Philippine Stock Exchange revealed. Ayala Healthcare Holdings Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp., signed agreements on Wednesday to acquire a 50-percent stake in Generika from the family of ...

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SM Supermalls cited by Reader’s Digest as one of the most valued and preferred shopping mall brands in the Philippines for 4th year in a row

(Source:EPR Retail News | July 13, 2015) Property conglomerate SM Prime Holdings’ mall brand, SM Supermalls was cited by Reader’s Digest as one of the most valued and preferred shopping mall brands in the Philippines for the fourth year in a row. To add to the distinction, SM Supermalls was the only awardee for the Philippine mall category this year. ...

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Philippines Property Awards rewards region’s most exciting market

(Source: Inquirer.net | July 10, 2015) More than 250 of the nation’s brightest leaders and talents in real estate, architecture and design gathered in Manila recently to reward the best of the best in the property sector at the third annual Philippines Property Awards 2015. The prestigious gala dinner and awards presentation ceremony, part of the decade-old Asia Property Awards ...

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Retailers reminded to observe SRPs during typhoons, calamities

(Source: angmalaya.net | July 9, 2015) The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reminded retailers to observe and still implement suggested retail prices (SRPs) particularly on basic goods during typhoons and calamities. DTI Consumer Protection Group Undersecretary Victorio Mario A. Dimagiba said in a text message that the department continues its market monitoring despite the inclement weather brought by typhoon ...

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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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‘Huge disruptions’ to change face of shopping by 2025

(Source: by Chris Schnabel | Rappler | June 10, 2015) In a decade’s time, the retail sector will look nothing like it is now, says market research firm TNS Massive disruptions in retail sector will change the face of shopping in the future, making it totally unrecognizable from its current form, according to global market research firm TNS and Kantar, a ...

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Aseana City lures top property developers

(Source: By Richmond S. Mercurio (The Philippine Star) | May 25, 2015) Aseana Holdings Inc. expects its masterplanned Aseana City to make big waves within the next five years as all of the country’s major real estate players have indicated their desire to be part of the development. In an interview, Aseana Holdings managing director Delfin C. Wenceslao told The STAR ...

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Ayala-Co supermarket joint venture to open June or July

(Source: By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 18, 2015) The maiden supermarket venture of the Ayala family and businessman Lucio Co – two of the country’s richest – is set to materialize as early as next month with the opening of its first branch in Quezon City. Puregold Price Club Inc. president Leonardo B. Dayao told The STAR ...

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