Sep 29, 2016

Herbalife PH Partners with Phoenix Petroleum to Reach More Filipinos

Herbalife Philippines Signs Partnership with Phoenix Petroleum Philippines

to Expand its Product  Access Points Nationwide

THE PHILIPPINES, Manila, September 5, 2016– Herbalife Philippines, part of the global nutrition company Herbalife, announced a strategic partnership with Phoenix Petroleum Philippines to make it more convenient for Herbalife Independent Members and customers to access its nutrition products. Under the arrangement, Herbalife members and customers will be able to pick up Herbalife products that they’ve ordered from the company at Phoenix retail stations across the country.

This pilot program with Phoenix Petroleum Philippines is a significant milestone in the company’s commitment to sustainable expansion in line with its business growth in the country.

The official signing ceremony was led by (from left to right, foreground) Herbalife International Philippines, Inc. Senior Manager-Warehouse and Logistics Edwin Serrano and General Manager Rosalio T. Valenzuela; and Phoenix Petroleum's Chief Operating Officer Romeo de Guzman, Deputy Chief Operating Officer Joselito de Jesus and Assistant Vice President for Sales North Mindanao Roy Jimenez. Also present to witness the event were (from left to right, background) Herbalife's Warehouse and Logistics Manager Rency Zapanta, Corporate Communications Manager Barbette A. Soliven, Marketing Manager Marie Segismundo and National Sales Manager Rhoda Davis; and Phoenix Petroleum's Non-Fuel Related Coordinator Genaline Binsol, Non-Fuel Related Business Assistant Manager Angelo Balajadia, Assistant Vice President-Brand and Marketing Celina Matias and Assistant Vice President for Sales Mega Manila Eric Inocencio.

The agreement, and the recent opening of Herbalife’s Quick Response Center in Cebu City, is part of Herbalife’s plan to increase its product access and availability in the Philippines where a recent survey showed weight gain is the top concern of 84 percent of the population.

 “This expansion will make it very easy for our members and customers to obtain Herbalife products at a location closer to their homes,” said Rosalio Valenzuela, general manager of Herbalife Philippines. “People are continuously looking for ways to become fit. This new initiative supports the efforts of our members to bring excellent nutrition to more Filipinos in every community.”

Phoenix Petroleum Philippines has built an extensive network throughout the country with almost 450 stations and is currently refurbishing existing stations and building new large ones to provide more products to their customers. It was named as the 2015 Outstanding Filipino Franchise in the large-store retail category by the Philippine Franchise Association.

“Phoenix Petroleum Philippines stations are now becoming major one-stop destinations for a variety of needs including convenience stores, restaurants and car servicing shops,” said Roy Jimenez, Phoenix assistant vice president for Sales North Mindanao.  “This new partnership with Herbalife demonstrates our commitment to become an indispensable partner in the lives of every Filipino.”  

For more information about Herbalife in the Philippines,
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For information on Phoenix Philippines, click here.

About Herbalife:

Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Herbalife Independent Members in more than 90 countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Member and a community that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.

We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many other sports.

The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of US$4.5 billion in 2015. The Herbalife website contains a significant amount of financial and other information about the company at The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time, as information is updated and new information in posted. To learn more, visit or

Sep 28, 2016

16th Megabrands Sale: Christmas Shopping Haven

Metro Creative Themes Inc (MCTI) will stage its last quarter Megabrands Sale at Megatrade Halls 1 & 2 of SM Megamall on September 30 to October 02, 2016 from 10am – 9pm.

Shoppers can take advantage of the big price roll downs on great selections of shoes, bags, men’s and ladies fashion, sporting goods and accessories, personal care, and other specialty items.  The event caters to the market looking for great deals before the onset of the holiday’s season.

Shoppers will enjoy up to 70% discounts from participating brands like Adidas, Reebok, Hush Puppies & Sebago, Levis & Dockers, RRJ, MR. Lee, Sperry, Skechers, Ducks Unltd, Caselogic and many more!

RCBC Bankard, the bank partner of MCTI for this event, shall treat its credit cardholders with 0% interest for up to 12 months.  Special giveaways and freebies will also be given for those who will sign up for the credit card during the event.

The event is free admission to the public and all major credit cards are accepted.

As usual, admission is free and all major credit cards are accepted.

This event is organized by MCT Events Management in partnership with RCBC Bankard: Making Your Life Better!

The event is in partnership with Sun Cellular, World Vision,, OutofTownBlog, Ask by Flow Galindez, Divisoria Guide and Lavishly Parsimonious blog.

For more information about the event, call Metro Creative Themes Inc. at 239-3807 or 399-2935.

You may also follow us through our social media sites: Facebook/Twitter/Instagram: @mcteventsmngmnt

Sep 13, 2016

Celebrate Mexico at SM Supermalls


In celebration of the Mexico’s National Day this September, the Mariachi Achai Ensemble will give mallgoers a taste of Mexican music and culture at SM.

A joint partnership between the Mexican Embassy in the Philippines and SM, Mariachi performances will be at the SM Aura Premier Atrium on September 16, Friday, 3pm and at the Mega Fashion Hall in SM Megamall on September 14, Wednesday, 5pm.

The Mariachi Achai Ensemble, a group of musicians from the northwestern state of Sinaloa will bring Mexican traditional music and dance to the malls with performances at SM Aura Premier on September 16 and at SM Megamall on September 14.

Achai is an organization that has represented Cajeme, Sonorous, and Mexico for the past 22 years. The institution helps in the cultural and integral growth of young people who occupying their time in cultural activities that teach them discipline, preparation, and formation for their future lives. One of their objectives is to teach the youth, the love for their traditions, music, and folklore.

One-way is through its Mariachi musical group, which consists of ten or more members, originally from Mexico, who play different instruments. These include at least two violins, two trumpets, one Spanish guitar, one vihuela (a high-pitched, five-string guitar) and one guitarrĂ³n (a small-scaled acoustic bass.

The Mariachi Achai Ensemble consists of 10 members, 9 Mexican and one Filipino performers. These are young people – mostly college students – with a basic knowledge of music. Formed in 1996, the band made its first successful tour in 1997, and members are well trained by director Ariel Guerrero who tapped the famous teachers of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jalisco, Ramon Becerra and Sara Latsanch.

The Mariachi Achai Ensemble is known for performing while going around the audience and will also perform songs of Juan Gabriel, a famous Mexican singer and songwriter.

The celebration of the Mexico’s National Day in the Philippines through the Mariachi – Achai band performances is one of the many cultural events at SM Supermalls.

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