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Manila hosts Sugar Factory Asia debut

The Philippines is home to the first Sugar Factory Asia outlet, with more regional markets on the horizon.

Lawson Makati flagship opens

The new Lawson Makati flagship marks the Japanese convenience store brand’s 20th shop in the Philippines.

Where’s Marcel? – in the Philippines

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

Third Manila NBA Store opens

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

Philippines online grocery service launched

Jakarta-based HappyFresh is to launch a Philippines online grocery service in the second quarter of 2016.

Metro snaps up Wellworth stores

Philippine joint venture Ayala-Tantoco has sold its department store retail assets to Metro Philippines.

Ayala Land takes control of Tutuban Center

Prime Orion Philippines, which developed and owns Tutuban Center in Manila, is being taken over by retail and property conglomerate Ayala Land.

Prada Philippines re-opens expanded Makati boutique

Prada Philippines has reopened its high profile boutique in the Greenbelt Ayala Center in downtown Makati, Manila.

Sonae launches Zippy Philippines

Portugal’s Sonae has expanded its international activity to Asia by opening its first two Zippy Philippines stores.

Vista Land takes control of Starmalls

Philippine company Vista Land & Lifescapes has paid US$691 million for a controlling 88 per cent stake in property developer Starmalls Inc.

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue opens in Manila

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue has opened its first store in the Philippines, with a second one planned by November.

SM Malls embrace future style

How Filipino property giant SM Malls is transforming its shopping centre designs to reflect shopper aspirations.