Q&A with Robinsons Retail President Robina Gokongwei-Pe on Strategy

Q&A with Robinsons Retail President Robina Gokongwei-Pe on Strategy

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Robina Gokongwei-Pe is the President and COO of listed Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc., the second biggest multi-format retail group in the Philippines with revenue expected to be over P100-billion in 2016 from approximately 1,500 stores, complemented by the 1,900 store network of the recently-acquired chain TGP (The Generics Pharmacy). She has recently been identified by Forbes Asia as one of the two power businesswomen of the Philippines. She shares her insights about strategy. Q1: There are so many new projects and acquisitions within your group since 2012, will there be a major priority shift in your bread and butter business or format within the next ten years? A: The supermarket business currently accounts for nearly half of the total sales of Robinsons Retail. I believe that it will remain as…
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