Filipino consumers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Filipino consumers


Commuter group seeks rollback in jeepney, bus minimum fares

Nov 13, 2018 - 5:29 PM

A commuter group argues that fuel prices have been going down for 5 consecutive weeks

LOWER PRICES. There is a downward trend in oil prices globally. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

LTFRB junks commuters' appeal vs jeepney, bus fare hike

Oct 30, 2018 - 11:17 AM

Following the decision, jeepney and bus fare increases will take effect in November

JEEP. Commuters wait for the jeepney to get filled. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Commuters file appeal vs jeepney, bus fare hikes

Oct 23, 2018 - 12:53 PM

The implementation of the fare hikes, originally set for November, could be delayed while the appeal is being heard

COMMUTE. Bumper-to-bumper traffic is seen in front of the Iglesia ni Cristo Church along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada

#AngMahalNa: Additional fees, price increases burden Filipinos

Jul 20, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Rappler tracks down the latest increases or additional charges and fees that affect and hurt the pockets of Filipinos

Most Filipinos prefer socially responsible brands

Jan 04, 2018 - 7:23 AM

Research shows Filipinos are most likely to believe businesses have a responsibility to ensure their supply chain doesn’t harm the environment

Filipino consumers 'most optimistic' in Southeast Asia – poll

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:54 PM

After settling essential living expenses Filipinos spend on holidays home improvements and out of home entertainment the results of a Nielsen survey show

Filipinos among world's most curious shoppers

Jun 27, 2015 - 3:00 PM

A Nielsen report says that about 7 in 10 Filipino consumers bought a new product in their last trip to the grocery

AFFORDABILITY AND CONVENIENCE. The Nielsen report reveals affordability as the key driver of new product purchase for Filipino consumers. Image from Shutterstock

Filipino consumers more pessimistic in Q2 2015

Jun 12, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Filipinos however expect to save and spend more in the second quarter than the first 3 months of the year the BSP says

SC raffles petitions vs MRT, LRT fare hike

Jan 06, 2015 - 6:52 PM

The Chief Justice however does not yet disclose who among the justices will handle the case

STOP INCREASE. Militant groups protest the implementation of the MRT, LRT fare hike. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

New year mishaps, AirAsia update, 'thriftier' Filipinos | The wRap

Jan 01, 2015 - 8:35 PM

China stampede fire in Philippines greet 2015 Relatives of AirAsia crash victims give DNA samples to help identify bodies in Indonesia A study shows Filipinos were thriftier in 2014

Politician behind campaign against Purisima?

Sep 26, 2014 - 6:21 PM

Two confessed political operators come forward to defend the embattled PNP chief

‘BLACK OPS?’ ‘Joel’ (L) and ‘Henry Reyes’ (R) both claim a politician is behind the graft and plunder case versus PNP chief General Purisima. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

More rural consumers buying appliances

Sep 08, 2013 - 9:01 AM

The rural expansion of appliance retailers boost sales in Southeast Asia’s major domestic appliance sector

4 factors explain Filipino buying behavior

Sep 07, 2013 - 9:14 AM

Businesses must watch out for these 4 trends in Filipino consumer behavior according to Kantar Worldpanel

Grocery cart image via Shutterstock.

Watch closely how, what rural shoppers are buying

Sep 06, 2013 - 2:24 PM

Consumer spending in rural areas is growing faster than in urban areas a study showed

More Filipinos buy socially responsible brands

Aug 07, 2013 - 11:46 AM

More Filipinos are willing to pay for goods and services offered by companies that have implemented social programs in their target communities a recent Nielsen survey shows

Filipinos 'on budget saving mode' - Nielsen

May 02, 2013 - 3:21 PM

Filipino consumers remain among the most optimistic about their finances in the world but most of them prefer to save rather than spend

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE. Filipinos are among the world's most optimistic spenders but most of them want to save. Photo by AFP