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 retail industry owners, leaders and practitioners for a 2-day conference where retail trends, problems and opportunities will be discussed, alongside the country’s premier exhibition of retail suppliers and service providers. While this year’s theme is “Taking Customer Experience to New Heights,” the country’s tourism slogan is also adapted as “Shopping. It’s More Fun in the Philippines,” and is prominently used to highlight the enjoyable and uniquely Pinoy shopping experience.
The NRCE will be held at Prime Function Room 4 of SMX. It will feature talks on digital marketing, online commerce, how local brands … Continue Reading →
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 help but compare “PHL360″ to “The Amazing Race,” because it is also a travel adventure show. Only one thing that I found similar: same basic idea of a series showing teams traveling to different destinations. But the teams in “The Amazing Race” all go to one destination at a time as they race to the be the first to get to the finish line. The four teams in PHL360 head to different directions after the initial get-together in Manila— to the north (Sta. Ana, Cagayan), east (Legazpi, Albay), west (El Nido, Palawan) … Continue Reading →