PLDT lauds ‘unbreakable spirit’ of PH enterprises amid challenging times

Image
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges to industries around the world. With mobility restrictions in place, business owners had to rethink their operations and adjust to navigate the uncertainties in the new normal. Although some companies were able to adapt and seamlessly shift to the new norm, the process was not easy with many struggling with financial losses and temporary business closures. A survey from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released September last year reported that the Philippine economy experienced the worst impacts of the pandemic. The Philippines logged the highest number of business closures and layoffs among its peers in Southeast Asia. Despite that, Jovy Hernandez, ePLDT President & CEO and SVP and Head of PLDT & Smart Enterprise and International Business Groups, said that resilience is one of the core values that helped businesses conquer the challenges of the pandemic. This ‘unbreakable spirit’ of enterprises allowed them to embr

Crate & Barrel launches Spring Summer collection for Manila branches.


THE Leading American furniture store is now gearing for more exciting offers, more variety of items and probably promos, as they launched their latest summer and spring collection last May 28, 2015 at the third level of SM Aura Premiere, wherein the second branch of Crate & Barrel in the Philippines is located.

Crate & Barrel so far has two branches in Manila, the first one is in SM Megamall, and come July this year they will open a flagship store somewhere in Makati, and on planning stage is the first provincial branch hopefully next year in Cebu City.

Philippines is the second Asian country to have Crate & Barrel store next to Singapore, aside from furniture’s they also have wide selections of home decorations from living room, to kitchen, dining room and to your bedroom.


"The good thing about Crate & Barrel is a mix of all good things, our glass wares are from Europe, glasses from Poland, Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia and Hungary. Our linen and carpets are from India, our baskets are from the Philippines, and resin shells are from Philippines as well. We have few from China, but our wooden furniture’s are from US only." said by Ram Bucoy II, the Senior Marketing Manager of Crate & Barrel Philippines.

Crate & Barrel don’t manufacture, they don’t design as well, it’s just that they have this highly specialized team based in Chicago USA, who regularly meet and design and create something from their suppliers. 

They also announce that by 2016, a new branch will open in Taiwan and marked it as the third Asian countries that have Crate & Barrel store.

Crate & Barrel opens daily during mall hours in SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City, located at the fourth level of Mega fashion Hall, and on the 4th level of SM Aura Premiere in Tagauig City. 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Florante at Laura, in the new age of theater.

Obra Ni Juan. Theater Review.

ANI 41: Lakbay Online Book Discussion This June 5