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PTT Philippines to open more Cafe Amazon outlets

Gas stations operator PTT plans to open up to 20 new Cafe Amazon outlets across the Philippines next year, as part of the company’s non-oil expansion plans.

SM Markets launches 24-seven shopping in 29 stores

Selected SM Markets stores are to open 24 hours a day to take advantage of the holiday buying surge.

Panda Express will open its first Philippines restaurant next week

US-based Asian dining concept Panda Express will open its first Philippines restaurant on December 12.

Shake Shack to double down in Singapore, Philippines

Fast-food chain Shake Shack has announced new outlets in Singapore and Manila after enjoying early success with its debut stores in the two Southeast Asian cities.

Chinese smartphone brand Realme opens Philippine flagship

Budget smartphone brand Realme continues its offline expansion in the Philippines with a new flagship store in Iloilo City.

Filipino kiosk chain Fruitas surpasses 1000-store mark after IPO

Manila-based food-and-beverage kiosk operator Fruitas has grown its store network to 1036.

Filipino ice-cream chain Carmen’s Best opens in Singapore

Premium Filipino ice-cream chain Carmen’s Best has opened its first overseas store in Singapore.

Harry Potter merchandise retailer launches in the Philippines

Scotland-based Harry Potter merchandise retailer Museum Context has launched its first Philippine store at SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City.

Jollibee ramps up North American expansion

Filipino fast food chain Jollibee plans to expand its store network in North America to 250 by 2023.

Indonesia’s Alfamart plans aggressive Philippine expansion

Indonesian convenience-store chain Alfamart plans to open 100 new stores in the Philippines by year end.

Duty Free Philippines opens high-end downtown duty-free store

Duty Free Philippines Corporation has opened a new downtown duty-free store called Duty Free Luxe at the Mall of Asia in Pasay City.

South Korea’s No Brand chooses Manila for first overseas foray

South Korean hypermarket operator E-mart is set to open its first overseas No Brand outlet in the Philippines.