ABUYOG, Leyte-The economy of this town located in the eastern part of the province is expected to boom with the opening of the Prince Hypermart, one of the country’s fastest growing retail facilities.
The Prince Hypermart formally open for business on April 25 this year located right at the heart of the town proper occupying 3,000 square meters.
The one-storey Prince Hypermart in this town of about 60,000 people is the fourth in the region and the 13th overall under the management of Robert Go.
It first opened its branch in the region in Baybay City and soon after put up branches in Naval, Biliran and Maasin City in Southern Leyte.
Aside from its grocery, which offers much lower prices compare to other retail facilities, the Prince Hypermart has other tenants that sells medicines and medical equipment; mobile phones; and bread and pastries, among others.
Go said that he is confident that their Abuyog branch will also turn out to be a successful venture just like their other existing branches in the region.
“I am confident enough on this latest venture. I know the people of this town and nearby areas have the financial capacity to patronize our company,” Go said.
He said that their target clientele are those in the so-called CDE market as they offer lower prices compare to other hypermarts.
In fact, Go said, variety store owners comprises the main bulk of their patrons due to their low prices.
And as a sign of their gratitude, they are offering promo campaigns like providing them a discount or rebate.
And every Monday, the Prince Hypermart offers a buy one take one promo.
Go also said that they are also conscious of their social responsibility as they provide feeding to children in the depressed barangays and gives medals to students who topped their classes during graduations.
Meanwhile, Mayor Octavio Traya said that he was happy with the opening of the Prince Hypermart in their town.
He said that aside from helping their town’s economy, the opening of the Prince Hypermart in their town would also create additional employment to his people.
Initially, about 200 persons find jobs with the opening of the Prince Hypermart in Abuyog. (LITO A. BAGUNAS)