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Puregold set to open 25 stores this year

Philippine retail chain Puregold will open 25 outlets this year to boost its nationwide footprint.

Puregold gets nod for triple merger

A deal that will take the Puregold store count to 324 has been approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

FamilyMart Philippines chain up for auction

FamilyMart Philippines, partly owned by the Ayala and Tantoco groups, is up for auction.

Philippines set to be Asia’s fifth largest retail grocery market

The Philippines will soon be the Asia’s fifth largest retail grocery market, according to data released today.

Philippine malls ‘still landlord’s market’

Philippine mall rents are stable and it is still a landlord’s market, says a report by Pinnacle Real Estate Consulting Services.

Too many Philippine provincial malls, expert warns

There is not enough spending power to support the number of Philippine provincial malls being developed, warns a real estate expert.

Philippines: the rising star of Asian retailing

Retail analyst examines why the Philippines scores positive in the Asian retailing industry..

Lawson Makati flagship opens

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

Puregold Price Club thrives in small-scale retail

Philippine supermarket chain Puregold Price Club expands business with push from small-scale stores.

SM in bid for Cherry Foodarama

Philippines retail conglomerate SM says it is in talks to buy grocery retailer Cherry Foodarama.

Lawson Philippines debuts today

The first of 500 planned Lawson Philippines stores opens in Manila today, March 30.

Corporate retailer to build mall network

Filipino corporate retailer Cosco plans a network of six to eight community shopping malls within three years Cosco is best known as parent of the Puregold supermarket chain but it recently acquired Office Warehouse and owns a liquor distribution business as well. President Leonardo Dayao said in an interview the network would be built by acquisition and organic expansion. The malls will be branded Cosco and all will be anchored by a Puregold supermarket. “We will be disclosing the…