Rhea Soco is an experienced broadcast and print journalist, originally from the Philippines. She covers retail industry news for Inside Retail Asia.
Metro Retail Stores Group in the Philippines has reported a 21.5-per-cent growth in income to US$20.80 million last year.
The first modular Crocs concept store in the Philippines has opened in Estancia Mall, Metro Manila.
Following its temporary closure of stores in Luzon last week, Starbucks Philippines has now extended the shutdown to Visayas and Mindanao.
SM Supermalls will waive retail rents for all of its tenants nationwide from March 16 to April 14 while Luzon is under “enhanced community quarantine” to fight the coronavirus.
Several major food chains in Luzon, Philippines, have decided to either temporarily suspend their operations or reduce operating hours after the area was put into “enhanced community quarantine”.
Italian luxury fashion brand Versace has officially opened their shop in Lotte Premium Mall in South Korea on Monday.
After Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced an “enhanced community quarantine” yesterday across Luzon, Metro Manila malls and some stores were temporarily closed to comply with the government’s fight against coronavirus.
The first MCM Philippines store has opened its doors, in the giant Mall of Asia complex in Metro Manila.
Max’s Group, which operates restaurants under its own brand name, Yellow Cab Pizza, Krispy Kreme, Jamba Juice and Teriyaki Boy, has boosted net income to $14.43 million last year.
DC Super Heroes Cafe in Manila permanently closed on Thursday, announcing the move on Facebook. But the store will continue to sell merchandise via Facebook.
Starbucks Malaysia has collaborated with iconic local pewter manufacturer and retailer Royal Selangor to produce a collection of handcrafted merchandise exclusively for coffee lovers in Malaysia.
The Philippines’ Robinsons Retail will open its fifth Pet Lovers Centre (PLC) this year following its strategy of broadening its retail focus beyond fashion.