Tag Archives: PRA

PRA President highlights importance of going global

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Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) President Atty. Paul A. Santos highlighted the importance of the local retail industry in going global during the 2017 1st Quarter General Members’ Meeting (GMM) on March 16, 2017 in Marco Polo Hotel, Pasig City. He shared how the PRA is working for its members for more opportunities to have exposure abroad. Early this year, the ...

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PCAAE names Association Board Member of the Year

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(Source: Businessworld | 23-24 December 2016) The Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE), the “association of associations” in the country, recognized Ma. Alegria “Bing” Sibal-Limjoco, currently the vice-chair of the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) as 2016 PCAAE “Association Board Member of the Year” awardee during its gala dinner and awards night at the PICC recently. The award is ...

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Security focus in PRA Seminar

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(Source: Inside Retail Philippines | 14 September 2016) Security and safety will be the focus of a half-day seminar organised by the PRA in late September. The event will be facilitated by (Ret) Col Felipe H Buena Jr, senior assistant VP for customer relations service of SM Retail. It is one of the Philippine Retailers Association’s Retail Excellence Seminar Series ...

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Retail giants, industry players gather for 23rd NRCE

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The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) recently organized the biggest and longest running retail industry event in the Philippines at the SMX Convention Center Manila. The National Retail Conference and Stores Asia Expo (NRCE) was a two-day event that was attended by thousands of retail delegates, retail owners, CEOs, top level executives, exhibitors, VIPs and industry stakeholders all over the country. ...

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DTI holds seminar to boost retailers’ profitability

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(Source: Sun Star Cagayan De Oro | 24 July 2016) The Department of Trade and Industry-Northern Mindanao, in cooperation with the Philippine Retailers’ Association, held its Roadshow Seminar dubbed “Modern Approaches in Managing Your Store Towards Profitability” at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel KAVE cafe on July 22, 2016. The seminar aimed to provide guidelines for local retailers of every region to ...

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PHL’s Formoso new chairman of Asia-Pacific retail organization

In Photo: Turkish Council of Shopping Centers and Retailers Chairman Mehmet T. Nane (left), CEO of CarrefourSa, outgoing chairman of the Federation of Asia Pacific Retailers Associations (Fapra), formally turned over the Fapra chairmanship to Philippine Retailers Association PRA President Lorenzo “Enchong” C. Formoso (right), COO of Duty Free Philippines, during elaborate rites at the recently concluded Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition 2015—the biggest and most important retail industry event in Asia Pacific—which Manila hosted late last year. The Fapra is composed of the acknowledged national retailers group in 18 member-economies—Australia, China, Chinese Taipei, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam. Formoso will be the federation’s steward for the next two years.

(Source: Business Mirror | February 2, 2016) The Philippines now takes the leadership role in charting the development direction of the Federation of Asia Pacific Retailers Associations (FAPRA) in the next two years with the recent assumption of the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) President Lorenzo C. Formoso as chairman of the FAPRA. Formoso, COO of Duty Free Philippines, has assumed the ...

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Manila APRCE lives up to high expectations

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(Source: BusinessMirror | November 3, 2015) Retailers from around the globe who trooped to the 17th Asia-Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition (APRCE) in Manila from October 28 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, went home armed with fresh ideas and valuable insights on how they can further grow their businesses and even expand overseas after learning ...

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Over 500-man Japanese delegation on hand for Manila APRCE

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(Source: BusinessMirror | October 27, 2015 ) Members of a 500-strong Japanese delegation to the biennial 17th Asia-Pacific Retailers Conference and Exhibition (APRCE) have started arriving in Manila for the biggest and grandest retail-industry event in the region slated from October 28 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City. Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) President Lorenzo ...

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PH eyed as shopping hub

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(Source: The Manila Times, by Voltaire Palaña | October 1, 2015) The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) is teaming up with the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) to turn the country into a shopping hub in the region by reviving the Philippine Shopping Festival. The shopping festival is being held in line with the DOT’s Visit the ...

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DOT, PRA push Phl Shopping Festival

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(Source: The Philippine Star | September 21, 2015) It will be a grand sale in the entire country from Oct. 23 to Nov. 8 this year in what is billed as the “Philippine Shopping Festival 2015” where the country’s major retailers and mall operators will join forces to promote the country as the new Asia-Pacific region’s shopping mecca. The unity ...

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