Elevating the Customer Experience at the NRCE and Stores Asia Expo

Ours being a nation of mall-going people and frequent shoppers, it would be interesting to know what retailers do to attract and retain customers. The upcoming National Retail Conference (NRCE) and Stores Asia Expo will happen simultaneously on August 9-10 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Organized by the Philippine Retailers Association, the annual twin event will gather… Read more »

PHL360: Dive Into the Adventure

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PHL360 is an online reality show on Philippine travel. Eight backpackers from different backgrounds travel in pairs for an unknown adventure in different parts of the Philippine islands.  Each team must complete the assigned tasks for them to advance to the next phase of their trip. The travelers use their strength, creativity and charm to complete their tasks. I can’t… Read more »

Share the Joy of Reading

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There was always something to read at home. As far back as I can remember, my parents subscribed to Manila Bulletin (named Bulletin Today before) and Reader’s Digest. When I was a kid, various relatives and househelp who lived with our family at different periods would bring home Tagalog komiks, songhits (small magazine with song lyrics), entertainment magazines, sports magazines,… Read more »

Shop ‘Til You Drop at the Great Northern Sale

I try to go on the first day during any sale event to try to avoid the huge crowd on succeeding days. Of course, this Great Northern Sale being in SM North EDSA, a huge crowd should be expected even on the first day. So I did go yesterday, on the first day of the Great Northern Sale which runs… Read more »

3-in-1 Culinary Tourism Expo at SM North Skydome

Ongoing until Sunday, July 15, are three tourism-related expos held all at the same time at the Skydome of SM North EDSA, Quezon City. Coinciding with SM Supermalls’ The Great Northern Sale are the Kyusi Travel Expo, International Tourism and Trade Expo (ITTE) and the Philippine Culinary Tourism Expo (PCTEX). The 3-in-1 expo features various travel and tour providers plus… Read more »

Say Goodbye to Acne with Proactiv Solution

  For most of us, memories of our teenage years recall embarrassing times of  having to deal with acne problems. At that age, it doesn’t matter whether the problem is one small pimple on the far left side of the forehead, a big, ugly one on top of the nose, or an entire battalion of pimples invading the face.  The… Read more »