Philippine retail - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine retail


PH plans to lower required capital for foreign retailers

Oct 02, 2017 - 3:15 PM

From the required minimum paid-up capital of $2.5 million under Philippine law, the government wants to make it $200,000 – a 92% cut

RELAX RESTRICTIONS. The plan to liberalize retail trade would form part of the 'shortened' list of investment areas or activities reserved solely for Filipinos, which is set to be released by the government by end-2017. File photo

Philippine retail industry gears up for the future

Aug 14, 2017 - 7:45 PM

While e commerce is a force that won t be held back traditional brick and mortar retailers are in the best position to take advantage of that revolution according to the Philippine Retailers Association

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio during the Philippine Retailers Association Stores Asia Expo '17 at the SMX Convention on August 10, 2017.

Aquino: PH is an easy brand to sell

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:05 PM

But corruption and impunity make the task a challenge says the salesman in chief of the Philippines

President Benigno S. Aquino III tours and views the exhibit on the 17th Asia Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibit (APRCE) at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City on Thursday (Oct 29, 2015). This year’s theme: “Asia Fast Forward”. Also in photo is Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo. (Photo by Rolando Mailo / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

PH is Asia's next shopping destination?

Sep 30, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The Philippine Retailers Association is reviving efforts to groom the country as a tourism shopping hub in the region like Hong Kong and Singapore

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12 mistakes investors make

May 15, 2015 - 2:58 PM

Are you buying high selling low? Acting on tips and sound bites? Have unrealistic expectations?

Penshoppe CEO: Foreign brands good for PH fashion industry

Feb 26, 2015 - 6:38 PM

The ‘Global Retailer of the Year’ says foreign brands educate the market and sees ASEAN integration as good for courageous brands

The ‘global retailer of the year’ says foreign brands educated the market, sees Asean as good for brands with courage

H&M to open PH shop soon?

Oct 14, 2013 - 2:34 PM

Swedish fast fashion house H M says it is entering the Philippine retail market on its own

Robinsons Retail to raise P42B in IPO

Oct 04, 2013 - 7:18 PM

The retail arm of the Gokongwei family is expecting to raise P42 billion from its maiden share sale slated this October

Villar pours P1-B into retail business

Sep 23, 2013 - 10:45 AM

Businessman and former senator Manuel Villar complements his real estate business by expanding retail offerings via a new convenience store chain home appliance and furnishings store and department store

BACK TO BUSINESS. Former senator Manuel Villar attends a press briefing on the financial performance of Vista Land. File photo by Aya Lowe

SEC greenlights Robinson Retail's IPO

Sep 02, 2013 - 7:29 AM

The Gokongwei family s retail arm plans to raise P42 billion for its expansion plans

More Mall of Asia-like projects for merged SM units

Jul 10, 2013 - 11:36 PM

SM Prime s consolidated real estate units will focus on developing large scale developments

More people invested in stocks in 2012 - study

Jun 20, 2013 - 6:17 PM

The Philippine Stock Exchange records a 6 jump in the number of retail accounts maintained by brokers for the year

MORE INVESTORS. Number of retail investors in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) increased in 2012. Photo by AFP

SM group creates property behemoth

May 31, 2013 - 12:13 PM

The Sy led SM Group consolidates its mall and property units and dislodges Ayala Land as the biggest property group in the Philippines

SM, Waltermart in joint venture

Jan 07, 2013 - 5:54 PM

SM enters into the joint venture deal through subsidiaries SM Retail and SM Prime Holdings

INFOGRAPHIC: A merry Filipino Christmas

Jan 06, 2013 - 7:55 AM

The Christmas season is the busiest and most lucrative holiday season in the Philippines

No more gift check expiration dates - DTI

Jun 16, 2012 - 2:44 PM

Starting July 1 consumers can demand that gift checks should bear no expiration dates