OROQUIETA City–The Robinsons Supermarket will soon expand its business in this City of Good Life, said Mayor Lemuel Meyrick.
"Hopefully and God willing, the Robinsons Supermarket will soon become part of Oroquieta City's economic boom," said Meyrick.
If ever this will push through, the mayor said it is one of the best gifts on the 50th Anniversary of the capital city of Misamis Occidental celebration this month of January.
Oroquieta City, pursuat to Republic Act no. 5581, signed into law by then President Ferdinand E Marcos, was declared in January 1, 1970 to become a component city of the province of Misamis Occidental.
Robinsons Supermarket is a supermarket chain in the Philippines, a division of Robinsons Retail Holdings, Incorporated.
Its first branch, Robinsons Supermarket Cebu Fuente, opened in 1985.
Today, it has 157 branches across the Philippines (and it is also the second largest supermarket chain in terms of number of stores). It has three formats which include Robinsons Selections, Robinsons Easymart & Robinsons Supermarket.
Robinsons Supermarket belongs to the Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. (RRHI) group along with Robinsons Department Store, Handyman Do It Best Center, Robinsons Appliances, Top Shop, Dorothy Perkins, Wallis, Toys R Us and True Value, Robinsons Retail also owns South Star Drug, the country's oldest and second largest drugstore chain (which Robinsons acquired South Star in 2012).
Robinsons Retail also acquires mid-sized supermarket chain Jaynith's Supermarket on January 2014. With additional info from enwikipedia.org