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Metro Retail builds seven stores

Metro Retail will open seven stores in 2016.

Southeast Asia eCommerce underperforming

A new report asks if Southeast Asia eCommerce can live up to its potential.

Ray-Ban Manila marks first Asian pop-up

Ray-Ban Manila pop-up the first in Asia for Ray-Ban Aviators.

Shakey’s Philippines sold to investment groups

Century Pacific Group and Singapore’s GIC will buy the operator of pizza chain Shakey’s Philippines.

Southeast Asia eCommerce underperforming

A new report asks if Southeast Asia eCommerce can live up to its potential.

Robinsons Retail Philippines chair retires

John Gokongwei Jr has retired from his post as chairman of  Robinsons Retail Philippines.

eCommerce won’t dent Asian retail real estate demand

Growing online sales will not undermine demand for Asian retail real estate, according to the latest CBRE study of major international brands.

Indonesia is ASEAN eCommerce sleeping giant

Indonesia is the most-promising ASEAN eCommerce market, according to Hong Kong-based consultant Paul McKenzie.

Loan startup helps fuel Philippine retail

Niche financier Home Credit Philippines has been expanding its reach, appealing to more and more consumers who struggle to get approval for traditional retail loans.

Metro Retail income soars 20.6 per cent

Metro Retail Sales, Visayas’ largest retailer, has reported a rise in after-tax income of 20.6 per cent to P758.6 million (US$16.4 million) for 2015.

Where’s Marcel? – in the Philippines

Where’s Marcel has opened its first cafe outside Australia – in Manila, the Philippines.

Philippine property giants turn to retail

Philippine property giants are entering record capital expenditure programs in 2016, on the back of strong economy, according to the global property advisor Savills.