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SSI still bullish on retail

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SSI GROUP, Inc. remains bullish on the country’s retail sector amid rising concerns the booming e-commerce industry would dampen the growth of traditional brick-and-mortar stores. (6-0)

Octavia Spencer, Michelle Obama, Miranda Kerr—why they all love Tadashi Shoji

“A gown is the ultimate expression of fashion fantasy,” Rustan’s president Donnie Tantoco said, quoting a Vogue editor, before Tadashi Shoji presented his Fall 2017 collection on Tuesday for Rustan’s’ 65th anniversary Sapphire Ball.

Duterte tax reform spells stimulus for retailers

2017-10-11 bworldonline
MAU Dizon, a marketing officer in one of the largest Philippine banks, is among millions of Filipino taxpayers who stand to benefit from President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s tax reform plan that aims to return to consumers P860 billion ($17 billion) over five years. (9-0)

Duterte’s US$17b tax changes spell stimulus for retailers

2017-10-11 themalaymailonline
Employees load up shopping carts at a supermarket in Paranaque city, Manila October 31, 2016. — Reuters picMANILA, Oct 11 — Mau Dizon, a marketing officer in one of the largest Philippine banks, is among millions of Filipino taxpayers who stand to benefit from President Rodrigo Duterte’s tax reform plan that aims to return to consumers 860 billion pesos (US$17 billion or RM70.9 billion) over five years. (9-0)

Ayala-SSI joint venture mulling options for FamilyMart business

2017-10-09 bworldonline
THE joint venture of Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) and SSI Group, Inc. is exploring options to strengthen its FamilyMart convenience store business in the country, amid intensifying competition. (5-0)

Ayala Land mulls options on FamilyMart

The retail venture between property giant Ayala Land Inc. and SSI Group Inc. is looking at various options to shore up the Philippine convenience store chain under the FamilyMart brand amid cutthroat market competition. (10-0)

Rustan’s sapphire collections blue is the hottest color

Rustan’s gave an altogether positive spin to the phrase “feeling blue,” as the country’s premier destination for luxury shopping ushered in its 65th anniversary with a presentation of its private labels’ Sapphire Collections at the flagship branch in Ayala Center Makati.

Healthcare Electronic Data Interchange Market Analysis By Component, Delivery Mode, By End-use And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

2017-09-21 prnewswire
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Market Analysis By Component (Services, Solutions), Delivery Mode (Web & Cloud-based EDI, EDI Value Added Network, Direct EDI, Mobile EDI), By End-use, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025 Read the full report: The global healthcare EDI market is anticipated to reach USD 5.9 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. (7-0)

From Paco to the apex of luxury retail: Rustan’s marks 65th year

Rustan’s cofounder and chair emeritus Ambassador Bienvenido Tantoco Sr. (center), with HSBC’s Jasmine Gonzales and Kris Werner, Ayala Corp.’s Fernando Zobel, SSI Group president Anton T. Huang, Rustan’s chair and CEO Zenaida Tantoco, Sta. Elena Realty EVP Rico Tantoco, Rustan’s board member Maritess Enriquez, Rustan Coffee Corp.’s Menchu Lopez, and HSBC’s Anya Katigbak Cajucom. —ALEXIS CORPUZ

From Paco to the apex of luxury retail: Rustan’s marks 65th year

In welcoming guests to the well-attended 65th anniversary party of Rustan’s Thursday night, chair and CEO Zenaida Tantoco joked that she was tempted to toss her script after hearing recollections about the store from longtime friends—patrons since the store’s humble beginnings in San Marcelino in old Manila.

Gap for Good proves sustainable fashion could be done

As part of the Gap for Good initiative launched in 2016, Gap is stitching together programs and partnerships to reduce the environmental impact of denim manufacturing. It starts with two important components: water and cotton.

‘The greener way is not a compromise’

Standing: El Nido Resorts’ Rae Hewlett, WWF-Philippines National Youth Council chair Alexa Cancio, WWF-Philippines ambassador Marc Nelson, WWF-Philippines president and CEO Joel Palma, SSI Group marketing communications head Michelle Suarez, ElNido Resorts’ Jonah Villena. Seated: WWF-Philippines National Youth Council Member Nikki Huang, Food Holidays publisher Clang Garcia -PHOTOS BY ARNOLD ALMACEN

Independent Paris girls of the ’70s inspire Longchamp

Longchamp (pronounced lohng-shoh) takes inspiration from “strong and independent French girls of the 1970s” for its Fall/Winter 2017 collection of bags.

‘Sustainable tourism’ is the way to go–SSI and WWF join hands

Green Wanderer mechandise like this shirt will be sold in the travel fair. —PHOTOS COURTESY OF WWF PHILIPPINES

PSEi slips on overseas woes

The local stock barometer returned to the doldrums on Wednesday as the delayed US Senate voting on healthcare reforms and a series of global cyber-attacks spooked regional markets.

Warm reception greets CCP debut of French pianist François Chaplin

The Manila debut of French pianist François Chaplin with the Philippine Philharmonic under maestro Yoshikazu Fukumura was crowned with big success after an all-Ravel program billed as “Ravel Unraveled.”

Healthcare EDI Market Growing at a CAGR of 8.1% During 2017 to 2022 -

2017-06-20 prnewswire
Healthcare EDI Market report covers analysis of top 25 companies Product Portfolio, Business Strategies Adoption and market Overview on the basis of Component, Delivery Mode, Transaction Type, and End User- Global Forecast to 2022 and estimation suggests that global healthcare EDI market will reach $3.77 billion by 2022.

SSI to complete streamlining this year

Specialty retailer SSI Group Inc. is set to continue streamlining its store network to boost profitability but expects to complete this rationalization program this year.

Total pampering for all moms–the real bosses

Happy Mother’s Day to all the real bosses in the family! The 24/7 job we have is most challenging, yet also most fulfilling and truly gratifying. We raise our children in the best way possible, so we wonderful family nurturers truly deserve one day a year of total pampering.

SSI Group earnings lower on write-offs

2017-04-12 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - SSI Group Inc. reported its net income fell 71 percent to P231.6 million last year, largely due to write-offs in line with its rationalization program.

Luxury stay at Huma Island at stake in Central Square promo

Central Square partners with Huma Island Resort & Spa for its summer raffle promo,which runs April 5-June 30. Each customer is entitled to one raffle ticket for every single-receipt or accumulated purchase worth P3,000 at participating Stores Specialists, Inc. stores in Central Square.

Luxury stay at Huma Island at stake at Central Square promo

Central Square in BGC, Taguig, has been open since 2014 but it was only yesterday that it was formally introduced to the media through its 2017 summer campaign.

Stores Specialist Inc to grow Muji in Phl

2017-02-05 philstar
MANILA, Philippines -  Stores Specialist Inc. and Japan’s Ryohin Keikaku Co. Ltd. are now crafting the business plan to grow the Muji retail business in the Philippines.

An excellent entrepreneur

2017-01-26 philstar
D’Mark Corp CEO and beautypreneur Nikki Tang was one of the distinguished awardees at the recently concluded Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) 2016 held at Dusit Thani Manila. Organized by Enterprise Asia and led by its chairman Tan Sri Dr. Fong Chan Onn and president Dato’ William Ng, APEA is a regional award for outstanding entrepreneurship and exists to honor individuals who have shown great entrepreneurship spirit in leading, growing and contributing to their organizations, communities and nations.

Stores Specialists, Japanese retailer form joint venture for MUJI stores

2017-01-21 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Tantoco-owned Stores Specialists Inc. (SSI) is setting up a joint venture company with Japanese retailer Ryohin Keikaku Co. Ltd. (RKJ) with an initial investment of P177 million.