SM Hypermarket – Lapu launches retail spaces

by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros, #CebuBloggingCommunity

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, PHILIPPINES (April 24, 2015) — A community center is what SM Hypermarket in Pueblo Verde, Basak is all about. Says Steven Tan, senior vice president of SM Supermalls, the community here deserves a store in a “community format.”

“SM Hypermarket makes it convenient for Mactan Export Zone workers, Mactan residents, and travelers flying in or out of the Mactan Cebu International Airport by opening at 6 a.m.,” Tan said.

Product offering includes groceries, household items, appliances, clothes, toys, and furniture.

Today, service of around 30 retail stores on the second level is launched. These are a mix of mobile phone stores, cable TV services, lottery outlet, kids’ play pen, salons, among others.

Restaurants and food stalls are located on the first level of the said facility.

Restaurants occupying the first level include Cebu Lechon Belly, Dunkin Donuts, Ice Castle. Soon to open is Jonie’s Sizzlers & Roast.

Watsons is on the first level too.

Shops on the second level include Hollywood Spectacles, Oro China, Mr. Quickie, Avery Integrated Hub lotto outlet, Wow Travel & More, Aerophone, Audionet, Cellpod, RC Goldline, CQE, Apollo Cellshop, CD-R King, Quantum, Cherry, Oppo, JV Shop N Shop, Potato Corner, Digibabe, VIP, Franzy Salon, among many.

These stores are open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

According to Sherry Tuvilla, regional operations manager-Visayas of SM Supermalls, with Jocelyn Veloso, vice president for operations – Visayas, services are expected to add excitement to customers’ shopping experience as SM Hypermarket Lapu-Lapu also incorporates bills payment, foreign exchange, and Western Union money transfer services to answer monthly, weekly, and routine transactions.

The duo explained that SM Hypermarket along Kadaugan Avenue, Pueblo Verde, MEZ II is the “first SM Hypermarket with a provision of over 30 retail spaces, accommodating dining facilities, clothing, services, cyberzone, and other dry goods.”

Guest performer was Kapuso talent Tom Rodriguez.

To recall this one-stop hypershop opened officially last February 26, this year, marking SM’s 43rd hypermarket- the third in the densely-populated Mandaue-Lapu business zones. Wattpad celebrity Nadine Lustre came to entertain shoppers.

Check and “Like” SM Hypermarket Lapu-Lapu on Facebook, or call 520.9425.###


SM Hypermarket opens 43rd

by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros, #newmedia specialist

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU, PHILIPPINES (Feb. 26, 2015) — Happy to serve!

Albeit done mechanically by frontlinersevery once in a while, their clapping and thumbs-up remind how decisive SM is in its expansion by opening its 43rd hypermarket – the third in the densely-populated Mandaue-Lapubusiness zones.

The one-stop hypershop is at Pueblo Verde, Mactan Economic Zone II along Kadaugan Avenue in Barangay Basak, this city.

Opening specials flood via “buy-one get-one” promos and free items everyday for shoppers who purchase groceries worth P500. Examples of items up for Buy-One Get-One are 1.5L Mountain Dew on March 5, Nestle All-purpose Cream on the 6th, 10 pieces Skyflakes on Mar. 7, Alaska Cream on the 8th, Ma-Ling luncheon meat on the 9th, Snickers on the 10th and Century Tuna in vegetable oil on the 11th.

Items up for the “Everyday Free” promo are Lysol Liquid hand soap on Mar. 1, SM Bonus Boneless Chicken Tocino (19th), pork teriyaki (20th), pork tapa (21st), pork tocino (22nd), pork tonkatsu (23rd), beef tapa (24th), and SM Bonus Shanghai Mix (25th).

From Mar. 12-18, shoppers can get a kilo of SM Bonus pork sinigang cut for only P50 (fifty pesos).

Regular promos like items bearing Yellow Tags apply here, including Value Packs wherein shoppers can save up to 80 percent by getting specially bundled items that come with a free SM Bonus product.

Having an SM Advantage card is like holding a golden ticket as Advantage, Prestige and BDO Rewards card unlocks endless promos and freebies. The opening special treat includes offering Advantage cards at P150 only that comes with free 100 points and an SM green bag. When used for shopping, the bag earns for the shopper two SM Advantage points (maximum of three bags per transaction).

Hypershop is actually a combination of a department store and a grocery store where one can buy not just basic commodities but appliances, toys and infant-specific items, to name a few.

Store opens as early as 6 a.m. It is also host to food stalls like LeylamShawarma, Master Siomai, PritongManok, Thirsty? Juices and Shakes, Masitta Food Shop, and Julie’s Bakeshop. The store incorporates bill payment, foreign exchange, and Western Union money transfer services. ###