Tag Archives: SM Malls

SM Prime opens 6th Cavite mall


(Source: Business Mirror | February 15, 2018) The shopping mall empire of country’s richest man Henry Sy, Sr. continues its provincial expansion with the opening of SM Center Imus in Cavite. In a statement issued Wednesday, SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SM Prime) said it will be opening the mall on Friday (Feb. 16) with 90% of its leasing space already ...

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SM Store goes cashless with PayMaya

PLDT, Inc. Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan (second from left) and The SM Store President Chelo C. Monasterio (second from right) show the media one of the mobile payment lanes in SM Megamall, where customers can use the PayMaya QR scan-to-pay system to make purchases. PayMaya Philippines President and CEO Orlando B. Vea (left) and Smart Vice-President for Wireless Key Accounts Development Precy Katigbak (right) were also present during the event.

(Source: SMinvestments.com | January 18, 2018) PLDT, Inc.’s digital financial unit PayMaya Philippines is ramping up its presence in brick-and-mortar retail establishments, unveiling on Wednesday its partnership with The SM Store for cashless payments. Under its partnership with the retail unit of the country’s largest shopping mall operator, PayMaya users can pay for their transactions just by opening the app ...

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Global brand Bata celebrates 1st year in the Philippines

Brogues, boots and glitzy bags for girls with attitude; Blogger Paul Chuapoco with his Bata choices; and the brand’s sleek designs for men in supple leather

(Source: SM Investments.com | January 8, 2018) Global brand Bata recently celebrated its first anniversary in the Philippines with a stylish get-together at its SM Makati store. Since its first store in SM Megamall opened a year ago, Bata Philippines now has branches in SM City Bacoor, SM Makati, SM Mall of Asia, SM City Marikina and SM City Fairview. ...

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SM Prime goes for 67th mall in retail domination

(Source: rappler.com)

(Spurce: Inquirer.net | December 16, 2017) Property giant SM Prime Holdings opened yesterday a new shopping center in Lemery, Batangas, marking the 67th retail hub in its nationwide shopping mall empire. SM Center Lemery would be adding 25,000 square meters (sq m) to SM Prime’s total gross floor area in the Philippines. “Lemery has been a gateway to different attractions ...

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SM Appliance Center takes on a new look

SM appliance

(Source: Business Inquirer | December 9, 2017) With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to find that perfect gift for everyone on your list. Gifts for the home, especially appliances, are usually the most welcomed and could be enjoyed by the entire family. SM Appliance Center is an industry appliance specialty retailer known for carrying the best and most ...

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The retail row

(Photo from: business.inquirer.net)

(Source: Inquirer.net | December 9, 2017) Sprawling malls and commercial complexes have long become an integral part of the Philippine culture. For many Filipino families and friends, a mall becomes a point of convergence, where friendships are nurtured, ties are strengthened among kin, milestones are aptly celebrated, and where many “firsts” often happen, be it a first date, a first ...

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SM Group looking at Singapore for expansion


(Source: ABS-CBN News | November 14, 2017) The SM group is looking at Singapore as the starting point for its Southeast Asian expansion, SM Investments vice chairperson Teresita Sy-Coson said. SM, which operates the Philippines’ largest bank and shopping mall chain, might open in Singapore “soon,” Sy-Coson said without elaborating. “As soon as the Singapore government will give us a ...

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Lazada hosts SM sale as malls, online stores co-exist in Philippine


(Source: ABS-CBN News | October 17, 2017) The country’s largest mall operator, SM, kicked off a 3-day sale on Lazada on Tuesday, illustrating what the CEO of the online marketplace says can happen when physical and online retail don’t see each other as rivals. Shopping malls have become the new city centers in the Philippines. SM has 63 outlets locally, ...

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SM Prime sees no mall saturation as 65th opens

SM tug

(Source: inquirer.net | October 11, 2017) Property giant SM Prime Holdings Inc. is opening a new shopping mall in Cagayan’s capital city of Tuguegarao, further expanding its nationwide footprint as this marks its 65th domestic retail hub. SM Center Tuguegarao Downtown, the first SM mall in Cagayan Valley, is set to open on Thursday, Oct. 12, adding 37,000 square meters ...

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SM opening mall in Puerto Princesa

SM Palawan

(Source: Inquirer.net | September 13, 2017) Property giant SM Prime Holdings Inc. has gained a foothold in Palawan with the opening of a new shopping complex in the coastal city of Puerto Princesa, marking the 64th in its chain of shopping malls. SM City Puerto Princesa – SM Prime’s first premier mall in the country’s largest province which is a ...

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