Tag Archives: SSI Group

SSI Group receives gender equality certification

(Source: Manila Times | December 3, 2018) Stores Specialist Inc. (SSI Group) recently received the Economics Dividend for Gender Equality (EDGE) Certification, for its efforts to reinforce strong gender balance and an inclusive workplace culture–the first specialty retail company to get certified in the Philippines and in South East Asia. EDGE is the leading global assessment methodology and business certification ...

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SSI to open first Shake Shack burger joint in PHL in 2019

(Source: Business Mirror| July 18, 2018) Retailer SSI Group Inc. on Wednesday said it is bringing Shake Shack burger joint to the Philippines, as the company digs deeper into the restaurant business. The company said it entered a development and license agreement with US firm Shake Shack Inc. to open its burger joints in the Philippines, opening its first store ...

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Anton Huang celebrates SSI’s 30th year with 638 stores, expands food business

(Source: The Philippine Star | June 10, 2018) Did you know that Anton Huang used to inspect bras as one of his first jobs when he was a working student? Isn’t it cool for an industry leader, the president of Stores Specialists Inc.(SSI) Group, now celebrating its 30th year as the leading specialty retailer in the Philippines with a network ...

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SSI group rebounds with P275-M profit

(Source: Manila Bulletin | April 13, 2018) SSI Group, Inc., the country’s largest specialty store retailer, reported a 19 percent improvement in net income to P275 million last year from the P232 million earned in 2016. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the fim said it generated core recurring income of P652 million in 2017, an increase of ...

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The Tantocos: Keeping united while diverse—and out to woo millennials

(inquirer.net | December 17, 2017) It’s really all service-oriented,” says Anton T. Huang, president of SSI Group, a subsidiary of the Rustan’s Group of Companies. “It’s not really creativity of product or merchandising per se, it’s really customer service. And that’s what Rustan’s is all about.” “We’re always fighting,” Zenaida Tantoco, Rustan’s’ chair and CEO, says with a laugh, as ...

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FamilyMart chain for sale

(Source: inquirer.net | October 9, 2017) The Philippine retailing business of FamilyMart, partly owned by the Ayala and Tantoco groups, is on the auction block, signaling a shakeout in the highly competitive local convenience store business. Several industry sources confirmed to the Inquirer that the local network of FamilyMart—which has around 72 stores to date—has been offered to prospective new ...

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SSI can sustain 22% growth pace

(Source: BusinessWorld | by Krista Angela M. Montealegre | June 15, 2015) Specialty retailer SSI Group, Inc. expects to sustain the pace of expansion it had seen in the first quarter throughout the rest of 2015, helped by investments of up to P3.7 billion, the company’s president said yesterday. “For the year, we’re looking at anywhere between 19% and 22% top ...

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Luxury retailer SSI grows nine-month profit by half

(By: Krista Angela M. Montealegre, InterAksyon.com December 5, 2014) Tantoco-owned SSI Group Inc saw its earnings climb by half in the first nine months of the year anchored on the expansion of its store network and brand portfolio, as well as improving margins. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, SSI said its net income jumped 49 percent year-on-year to ...

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SSI Group up over 13% on market debut, banks on consumer-led economy

By DANESSA O. RIVERA, GMA News November 7, 2014 4:05pm Shares prices of specialty brand retailer SSI Group Inc. rose on its debut on the Philippine Stock Exchange, and the company is banking on the strong consumption, evolving lifestyle and overall economic growth. These are the signs the company is looking at, goading the retailer to bring in a more diversified ...

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