Globe reinvents everyday experiences

Food, water, shelter, clothing, Vitamin C, and a robust internet connection—in a pandemic-ridden world, these are our new essentials, especially since constant connectivity is continuously reinventing the way we live and work. Recognizing this need is Globe, one of the country’s leading telco companies, and their response is to help “reinvent everyday experiences” for Filipinos…

Digital adoption chance to ‘tech up,’ build up PH–UnionBank

Money changing hands became risky behavior because of COVID-19 so Filipinos promptly jumped online for financial transactions. “The pandemic broke through the inertia of digital adoption,” said Justo A. Ortiz, UnionBank of the Philippines vice chair in “Brand Digital Pilipinas: The New People’s Revolution,” a discussion at the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) held in December…

San Miguel Corp. continues to invest heavily in the Philippines’ future

The work of nation-building never stops. And for San Miguel Corp. (SMC), one of the country’s largest and most diversified and profitable conglomerates, not even the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic should get in the way. Its history is so intertwined with that of the Philippines that it believes that it has the moral commitment to push…

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Shell transforming pump stations into ‘one-stop community hubs’

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. is looking to nonfuel businesses to refocus its fuel stations into “mobility destinations” after incurring a net loss of P16.2 billion in 2020. The deep dive was mainly due to the cost of transforming its crude oil refinery in Batangas province into a full-pledged import facility as well as the crash…

SMC develops packaging to extend carabao milk’s shelf life

San Miguel Corp., through its packaging unit, has developed a packaging solution that will extend the life of carabao’s milk without preservatives, which is seen to improve the product’s marketability and potentially jumpstarting the growth of the carabao industry. SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon S. Ang made the announcement months after the company…

A message from PRA

As the association that helps the retail industry, the PRA supports Inquirer’s initiative Project Rebound to help and contribute in the rebuilding of our nation’s road to recovery from this COVID-19 pandemic. We believe that in working together with industry partners and the government, we can quickly solve the pressing matters in reopening the economy…