Tag Archives: SM

Robot concierge coming to SM

(Source: ABS-CBN News | November 22, 2018) Weeks after it announced its use of robot concierge for its malls, SM has gave its SM Megamall shoppers a preview of how these robots will work in a demonstration recently. The robot concierge provides information on deals, promos and events from a touch screen mounted on its chest. It can also reply ...

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SM China wins ICSC Asia-Pacific Gold Award

(Source: smsupermalls.com | October 25, 2018) SM China was awarded “2018 ICSC Asia Pacific Shopping Center Gold Award for Marketing Excellence –Emerging / Digital Technology” at the ICSC RECon Asia-Pacific Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. SM City Xiamen and SM Xiamen Lifestyle Center have brought a whole new emotions expressing plan “City Bubble” to their customers, provided citizens with creative ...

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Robots expected to help SM shoppers soon

(Source: Philippine Star | October 25, 2018) In your future visit to SM malls, you might be talking to a robot concierge to help you in your shopping, after the biggest mall chain the country has recently partnered with technology company Cal-Comp Technology (Philippines) Inc. to launch the first New Era AI Robotic Service in its SM malls nationwide. The country’s ...

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Disney, SM reap fruits of partnership

(Source: Business World | August 27, 2018) Nearly 5,000 Disney-branded products are sold every hour in SM shopping malls throughout the country, according to officials of The Walt Disney Company (Philippines), Inc. and SM Lifestyle and Entertainment, Inc. In the last three years, Disney and SM have worked together, leveraging on the strengths of their brands to drive business growth ...

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Cal-Comp PHL in talks with SM to supply AI robots in malls

(Source: Business World | August 27, 2018) The local unit of Taiwan’s New Kinpo Group (NKG) is currently in talks with the largest operator of shopping malls in the country for the roll out of artificial intelligence (AI) robotic products that can assist customers. Cal-Comp Technology (Philippines), Inc. Chief Executive Officer Simon Shen said the company is speaking with the ...

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The country’s largest mall chain celebrates its diamond anniversary this year

(Source: Philippine Tatler | May 22, 2018) In a night of festive celebration, SM, the Philippines’ largest retail chain, commemorated 60 years of existence with a vibrant fashion show and a striking performance. SM also announced a host of special surprises for shoppers from May to October in their malls nationwide. Last night’s party kicked off the six-month long anniversary ...

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Work like you own it–SM’s COO Steven Tan

(Source: Manila Bulletin | February 18, 2018) Steven Tan was in a movie theater when he got a call, which he’ll never forget, from a woman, offering him a job. The woman was Tessie Sy-Coson, vice chair of SM Investments Corporation. “It was beyond ordinary that someone like Tessie, a tycoon, part of a family that’s one of Asia’s richest, ...

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SM opening mall in Puerto Princesa

(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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SM Group to sell insurance in malls

(Source: Inside Retail Philippines | September 11, 2017) The SM group has opened up its shopping malls as a pioneering sales platform for insurance, starting with basic products like compulsory third-party liability (CTPL), travel and dengue insurance. Eventually, the plan is to broaden the offer to cover pets, motorcycles and even insurance for cancelled weddings. The group has teamed up ...

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SM China wins award for fifth year

(Source: Inside Retail Philippines | May 26, 2017) SM Investments Corporation (SM) has been honored in the Global Chinese Business 1000 Awards for Outstanding Performance. It is the fifth year that SM China has received the award from Yazhou Zhoukan (YZZ), a leading Chinese business magazine behind the awards. “We are truly honored and grateful to be recognized once again ...

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