2022 PRA Magazine Retailing Magazine 1st Quarter Edition - Page 13

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PHILIPPINE RETAILING

PRA Officers Elected to Top Positions in Partner Organizations

Officers of the Philippine Retailers Association ( PRA ) were recently elected to top positions in different partner organizations in the business industry .
PRA President and Wilcon Depot ’ s SEVP-COO Rosemarie Bosch-Ong was elected to the Board of Trustees , and as Internal Auditor , of the Women ’ s Business Council of the Philippines ( WomenBiz ) – the country ’ s foremost organization of women leaders & entrepreneurs . It is the leading voice of women in commerce , inspiring and empowering women in the Philippines . It serves as a platform to discuss issues for women in business and possible government policies and solutions .
Likewise , PRA Vice Chairman and Quorum International Inc . ( Toby ’ s Sports ) Chairman Emeritus Roberto S . Claudio was elected as President and CEO of GS1 Philippines – a member organization of the Global GS1 , which is the dedicated organization for the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across sectors .
The PRA congratulates its officers for continually blazing trails in their leadership in the industry and contributing to the nation building towards a better and progressive future .

Let ’ s Talk Retail is on the next level !

The Philippine Retailers Association ( PRA ) has achieved yet another milestone through its digital initiative Let ’ s Talk Retail podcast . Since its inception during the height of the pandemic last July 2020 , the country ’ s premier retail podcast has featured world-class and high caliber guests who shared their invaluable journeys in their respective areas of expertise , and helped shed light to fellow retailers and allied industries to navigate the new normal and eventually guide them to the road of recovery .
Consequently , as Let ’ s Talk Retail continuously progresses and helps the whole gamut of retail and suppliers ’ industry , the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives ( PCAAE ) bestowed PRA ’ s Let ’ s Talk Retail one of its prestigious recognitions - the “ Change Catalyst Award ” under its ANG SUSI Awards or “ Associations nurture
National Growth through Social Unity and Sustainability Innovations ”. The ANG SUSI Awards is the first and only search for the best associations and association executives in the Philippines that recognizes the association sector ’ s contributions to national sustainable development . In view of this , Let ’ s Talk Retail is now one of the award-winning retail podcasts in the country – truly proudly PRA !
Now on its third season , Let ’ s Talk Retail features dynamic leaders from the food and beverage sector , expert on the consumer and business psychology , one of the front-runners in real estate , a legacy brand , and an e-commerce innovator among others . There is no stopping Let ’ s Talk Retail in providing quality podcast episodes that serve as a learning channel , and provides inspiration and motivation to its listeners .
As PRA takes it on the next level , Let ’ s Talk Retail is now available for streaming in Spotify ! Avid listeners can finally stream its new episodes anytime , anywhere by following its Spotify account – an initiative PRA took to bring Let ’ s Talk Retail closer to its audience .
Let ’ s Talk Retail podcast is still also available on demand through PRA ’ s YouTube channel , and viewers can watch all the third season episodes that spotlights on Roy Quejada , Group COO of Kuya J ’ s Group , Zana Busby , Founder of Zana B . Psychological Studio , Margot Torres , Managing Director of McDonalds Philippines , Ariel Fermin , President of Max ’ s Group , Faraday Go , Executive Vice President of Robinsons Land Corporation , Ishwar Chugani , CEO and Managing Director of Giordano Middle East , Rami Chahwan , President and BOD of Dominos Pizza Philippines and Ray Alimurung , CEO of Lazada Philippines .
Subscribe now to PRA ’ s YouTube Channel ( praontheweb ) and follow PRA ’ s Spotify account ( Philippine Retailers Association ) so you don ’ t miss any episodes of the Let ’ s Talk Retail podcast .