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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.

SM Mall of Asia to build museum

The SM Mall of Asia and Museo del Galeon are set to launch the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Museum in Pasay City in the third quarter of 2016.

Government support for sari-sari stores founders

Women overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) may look to micro enterprises, such as sari-sari stores, when they return home.

Third Manila NBA Store opens

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has opened the third Manila NBA Store.

Henry Sy in eCommerce foray

Philippine retail mogul Henry Sy has entered into a joint venture with Rocket Internet-owned online department store Lazada.

Philippine retail sales surge

Philippine retail sales soared 6.3 per cent in the last quarter of 2015.

Megaworld to invest US$1.17 bn in retail, offices

Philippine property developer Megaworld Corp and its subsidiaries will invest US$1.172 billion in new commercial assets this year.

Woodland looking at franchising

Indian footwear and outdoor gear brand Woodland is planning to open stores in China, Malaysia and Singapore along with franchising its brand in other markets.

Philippines SMEs urged to pursue eCommerce

Philippines SMEs and micro-businesses are being urged to pursue eCommerce in a government initiative.

Singapore, Indonesia drag Dairy Farm Group food division

Weak performances in Singapore and Indonesia eroded underlying profits in multinational retailer Dairy Farm Group’s food division last year.