Babag firecracker manufacturers reminded to always prioritize safety

Futch Anthony Inso 11/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Officials in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City have already started meeting with firecracker and pyrotechnics retailers and manufacturers. Babag village chief Arsenio Berdin said that this is to ensure the safety of factories manufacturing…

Minimize bike, laptop price increase DTI asks retailers

Krissy Aguilar 06/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Tuesday asked bicycle and computer / gadget retailers and sellers to only impose “reasonable” increases in its prices. DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo issued the appeal and…

City Legal Office goes after 5 rice traders

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) is going after five rice traders and retailers at the Taboan and Carbon Public Markets for allegedly overpricing their rice products. City Legal Officer Rey Gealon told…

No let-up in drive vs substandard products, DTI-7 warns retailers, importers

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Visayas (DTI-7) has warned retailers and importers that the agency would continue its campaign against the sales of substandard construction products. Regional Director Aster Caberte made this…

Local rice retailers worry about SRP on rice

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/15/2018

RICE retailers are worried of poor sales due when the suggested retail price on rice products will be implemented in Central Visayas. Rice retailer Maribeth Cabahit, 43, said most of her customers would want to buy rice…

Retailers’ association head expresses concern over unresolved killings in Cebu

Morexette Erram 08/07/2018

  The spate of killings in Cebu, if left unsolved, is expected to have a negative impact on businesses here, said Robert Go, president of the Philippine Retailers Association Cebu Chapter. Go said that their counterparts in…

Retailers complain about poor quality of NFA rice

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/09/2018

RICE Retailers have complained about the poor quality of rice they purchased from the National Food Authority Central Visayas (NFA-7) office. Erwin Gok-ong, president of the Grain Retailers Confederation of the Philippines (GreCon) Cebu City North District,…

Retailers should to new technology to compete — exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/26/2018

BUSINESS owners especially in the retail industry should adopt to new technology and innovations in terms of payment systems to grow their business and compete. Robert Go, president of the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) Cebu chapter, said…

No more NFA rice to retailers – NFA-7

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/02/2018

THE National Food Authority in Central Visayas (NFA-7) has stopped distributing rice to accredited NFA-retailers in the region starting on Thursday, Feb. 1. NFA-7 Director Procopio Trabajo II cited a thin inventory of NFA rice because of…

RETAILERS TOLD: NO CANDIES FOR CHANGE

Futch A. Inso, Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/15/2017

DTI-7 exec says 7 Metro Cebu establishments penalized for not giving exact change to customers When Kenneth Gallardo was still a university student, he would frequent a nearby eatery for lunch almost every day. He recalled that…

E-commerce is an opportunity to expand market, retailers told

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/05/2017

RETAILERS should not be threatened by the rise of electronic commerce (e-commerce) in the Philippines and instead see this as an opportunity to expand their market. Michael Hong, Mini Depato Corp. president, the master franchisee of MINISO…

Retailers pull Mighty cigarettes off shelves

Inquirer.net 05/13/2017

For fear of being caught selling cigarettes in packs with fake tax stamps, a number of retailers have pulled Mighty Corp.’s products off their shelves. In a statement, the Philippine Amalgamated Supermarket Association, Inc. (Pagasa), a group…

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