In search of economic boosters

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 07/31/2020

  Someone asked me the other day what I see to be the “bright spots” that could carry our economy through the difficult way out of the pandemic-induced recession. Where can we look to for hope of…

Clearer picture

05/04/2020

Income reports for the first quarter of the year are starting to paint a grim picture for many companies adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The impact on businesses is mostly unfavorable, except for a very few…

Gwen warns public: Do not retail goods from bagsakan centers, or else…

Rosalie Abatayo 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Instead of 24 cans per purchase, towns that host Tindahan sa Kapitolyo are now limited to buying only 12 cans to deter individuals who may take advantage of the lower prices of goods…

With P658M earnings in 9 months, Metro Retail aims for strong finish to close year

PR 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu-based retailer Metro Retail Stores Group Inc. (MRSGI) is looking to close the year on a positive note. This after the MRSGI reported earnings of P658 million in the first nine months of…

Pilipinas Shell opens first global new-generation retail station in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/15/2019

CEBU CITY—Shell opens its first ever new-generation retail station in the world here in Cebu that showcases green features. Ricky Altonaga, Pilipinas Shell Retail Visayas district manager, said the Shell Mango station had state-of-the-art equipment, including the…

Pilipinas Shell opens next-generation station

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pilipinas Shell has opened its next-generation retail station at General Maxilom Ave., Cebu City. Shell Mango station offers a wide range of features to cater to the specific needs of the community, according…

Local rice retail leader back junking of NFA Council

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/11/2018

A RICE trade leader in Cebu has expressed support on the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to recommend the abolition of the National Food Authority (NFA) Council. Erwin Goc-ong, president of the Cebu Market Vendors Cooperative (Cemvedco),…

BTr set to issue P121.8B worth of retail treasury bonds

PR 06/11/2018

WITH the first offering of retail treasury bonds (RTBs) for 2018 being met with strong demand from the investing public, the Bureau of Treasury (BTr) is set to issue P121.8 billion worth of three-year RTBs, following the…

Oakridge eyes BPOs, retail brands for OITC 2 spaces

Steffi Nolido 12/13/2017

  A HOMEGROWN realty company is targeting business process outsourcing firms and even those from retail, wellness and entertainment brands as it launches the first of its 12-storey buildings and offering at least 14,000 square meters of…

Oakridge eyes BPOs, retail brands for OITC 2 spaces

Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/11/2017

A HOMEGROWN realty company is targeting business process outsourcing firms and even those from retail, wellness and entertainment brands as it launches the first of its 12-storey buildings and offering at least 14,000 square meters of leasable…

Cebuanos urged: Invest in retail treasury bonds

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/21/2017

CEBUANOS are encouraged to invest in retail treasury bonds (RTBs). The Bureau of Treasury (BTr) is making this call to Cebuanos and giving them a viable investment option this Christmas as the BTr offers RTBs anew. Rosalia…

Metro Retail on track to grow portfolio by 2020

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/16/2017

CEBU-BASED Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI) is on track to meeting its target of doubling its gross floor area by 2020 on the back of achieving solid bottom line figures in the first nine months this…

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