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Robinsons expands loyalty card program

Filipino retailer Robinsons Retail Holdings expects to boost the ranks of its loyalty program membership beyond 1 million by the year’s end after forging a new partneship with Caltex.

Revamp plan for Robinsons Singapore

Al-Futtaim Group will close several Robinsons stores in Singapore and revamp others, as it focuses on its flagships.

Thais’ bold plan for Vietnam chain

Having bedded down its acquisition of 49 per cent of Vietnam’s Nguyen Kim electrical goods retailer, Thailand’s Central Group has now revealed the partnership has a five year business plan. The companies say they want Nguyen Kim to become “the top consumer electronics retailer in Vietnam and the Southeast Asian region”. That plan includes expanding the store network from the current 20 nationwide to 50 by 2019. The two did not reveal ambitions for the brand outside Vietnam, but Cen…

Global pact creates Thai retail first

Five global retail giants have teamed up with a Thai mall operator to offer a cross-border privileges program for shoppers. Siam Piwat, owner of Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery and Paradise Park, is partnering with South Korea’s Lotte, Hong Kong’s Times Square, Robinsons of Singapore, Sapporo Parco of Japan and Galleries Lafayette of France. Together they will launch “a massive international campaign” called Global Privilege Partnership offering both local and international…

Robinsons to open more malls

Shopping mall developer Robinsons will continue to expand in the Philippines with new malls to open soon. It will open Robinsons Place in Roxas, Capiz and Santiago, Isabela this month. “RLC continues to strengthen its presence in the Visayas-Mindanao regions where it now operates 11 shopping malls,” said Arlene Magtibay, RLC senior VP and GM for commercial centers division. The Robinsons Place Roxas will span 37,400 sqm over two floors while the Robinsons Place Capiz will have a gro…

Filipino retailer eyes acquisitions

Philippine-based retail company Robinsons plans on acquiring small retail companies in anticipation of consolidation. Vice chairman Lance Gokongwei says retail sector consolidation is heating up in other parts of Southeast Asia. He anticipates the Philippine retail industry will undergo the same trend over coming years. Robinsons operates department stores, supermarkets, convenience stores and malls in the Philippines. “Modern trade will continue to consolidate at the expense of smaller…

Fiorgelato expands in Philippines

Italian ice cream brand to open 20 new stores.

Robinsons to build Cebu supermall

Robinsons’ new mall in Cebu will be its biggest outside metro Manila.


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