PRA-Cebu president: Tobacco, liquor sales to take hit with another sin tax hike

Irene Sino-Cruz 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another round of sin taxes would result in lower volume sales of tobacco and liquor products. Robert Go, president of Philippine Retailers Association Cebu chapter (PRA-Cebu), recalled that volume sales of the two…

SFI readies 7K Sinulog grandstand tickets

Doris C. Bongcac and Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sinulog 2019 grandstand tickets will already be made available to the public starting on Thursday, January 10. Stephanie Rose Villarica, marketing and promotions head of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), said they already…

Homes with kids driving sales of fast moving consumer goods

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/04/2018

PRA-Cebu President Go says study results evident in Cebu’s retail market Households with young children are driving sales of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in the Philippines, a recent study showed. This also holds true in Cebu,…

Executions and online drug sales

11/29/2018

Last Tuesday’s arrest of a suspected drug pusher who somehow developed the brazen guts to sell shabu in his Facebook page not only highlighted the severity of the drug menace in these parts but also came on…

Pickup trucks’ sales help car dealers cope with Train’s hits

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/22/2018

Exemptions on some car models under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) law are helping car dealers cope with their sales targets. While most car models have been slapped with excise taxes ranging from 4…

PH firms’ sales hit $124M in China’s import expo

Inquirer.net 11/12/2018

PHILIPPINE companies sold $124 million worth of sales in China’s first import expo, hitting twice the target earlier set by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). In a statement issued on Monday, DTI noted that it…

Low export sales despite weak peso worries Philexport exec

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/27/2018

Amid a continuing depreciation of the peso versus the dollar, the local exporting industry is supposedly seen to benefit. However, local business leaders have noted that despite the opportunity for exporting to flourish with the depreciation of…

Four jailed, 4 fined for illegal LPG sales

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/08/2018

FOUR persons were sentenced to two years in jail while another four were ordered by the court to pay P20,000 for selling butane canisters filled with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Judge Amelie Amor Estrada of the Municipal…

REGULATING CELL PHONE SALES

MAO BA? 06/11/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s proposal for a city ordinance prohibiting the sale of second hand cellphones without proof of ownership drew mixed reactions from netizens. Jayson DrOne said “agree ko ani.. dapat kung mamaligya kag second…

Cebu consortium’s high-end condo project: Fast unit sales noted

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/12/2018

DESPITE stiff competition, El Camino Developers Cebu Inc., a consortium of five Cebuano property developers, has posted high pre-orders for its high-end residential project at the Cebu IT Park. According to Jose Soberano III, president and CEO…

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