Philippines store visits

Our store visit reports feature floor plans, store photos and full commentary written by our team of international retail experts. Dozens of reports are made every year of stores that feature new concepts in food and grocery retail.


Puregold Molito has a more premium look and feel to a standard Puregold store, plus showcases how it is flexing its offer to appeal to both Filipino shoppers and traditional trade store owners.
Savemore is an important banner for SM Retail, as a key growth driver for the business as it looks to expand further beyond Metro Manila and Luzon. We visited its Cavite store to find out more…
SM Retail is the market leading retailer in the Philippines, we spent the day with the team understanding its multi-format strategy and to see how this is playing out in-store.
Marketplace by Rustan’s is a premium supermarket banner, aiming to provide the growing number of middle class shoppers in the Philippines with a upscale grocery and lifestyle shopping destination.
Robinsons Selections is a premium supermarket, aiming to give shoppers a new experience, through its modern design, cool ambience and wide assortment of healthy and imported gourmet products.
Established in 1985, Robinsons Retail is the second largest multi-format retail chain in the Philippines, with over 125 stores nationwide. As the first major retailer in the country to promote health and wellness, Robinsons Supermarket commits to bring together healthy selections and affordable prices in a refreshingly clean and organised shopping destination. It has a clear goal to educate and empower its customers to make healthy choices.
S&R was acquired by the retail giant Puregold in 2012, with the concept relying on bulk buying, low-cost distribution and streamlined operations. With a wide range of imported and exclusive products, the store is positioned to appeal to upmarket customers.
Puregold is one of the fastest growing retailers in the Philippines. The company has achieved an impressive 20% increase in sales in the first quarter of 2016. A key highlight of this store is that it presents a hybrid format which serves both traditional trade sari-sari stores and end consumers. The retailer adopts an efficient operation approach which enables them to focus on its strong value proposition, and provide services and loyalty schemes that benefit its customers.
Wellcome is operated by Dairy Farm’s partner Rustan’s in the Philippines. It’s a compact neighbourhood supermarket format that offers a wide range of basic everyday products and compelling promotions.
Shopwise is part of Rustan's Group, Dairy Farm in the Philippines. The format is a one stop shop hypermarket and aims to offer the best value for everyday basic shopper needs.