SM supermalls - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SM supermalls


Philippine malls set up safety measures vs coronavirus

Mar 10, 2020 - 2:22 PM

Malls have alcohol dispensers at all entrances where temperature checks are also being done, while sanitation teams are assigned to keep all areas clean

SAFETY MEASURE. A shopping mall in Cagayan de Oro welcomes mall goers with hand sanitizer and rubbing alcohol to use as a precautionary measure against the 2019 novel coronavirus. Photo from SM CDO Downtown Premier

SM distributes kalinga relief packs to Taal volcano victims in Batangas

Jan 15, 2020 - 1:32 PM

Over 6,500 relief packs are expected to be dispatched to various evacuation areas

SM Supermalls kicks off the Christmas season with #SparklingSMallidays

Sep 20, 2019 - 5:01 PM

Get up to 70% discount at SM pre-holiday sale from October 25 to November 3

Kids can watch movies for free at SM Cinemas

Jun 27, 2019 - 4:46 PM

Until December 2019, kids 4 feet or below can watch certain movies at SM Cinemas nationwide for free!

SM Supermalls introduces first in-mall customer service robot

Apr 01, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Now at SM Megamall and coming soon to other SM malls, SAM is designed to help with directions and provide mall information about the latest deals, promos and events

Labor groups thank Henry Sy Sr as 'biggest job provider'

Jan 19, 2019 - 3:54 PM

(UPDATED) 'We also recognize as part of his lasting legacy for workers and their families his last-minute efforts to commit to voluntarily regularize and directly hire thousands of SM employees into SM over a period of time,' a labor group says

JOBS. SM Supermalls have regularized more than 11,000 workers in 2018. Rappler file

SM Group celebrates its 60th anniversary

Jun 11, 2018 - 3:16 PM

Expect fun activations and great deals until October!

SM 60th. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

SM City Urdaneta Central opens in Pangasinan on May 4

May 03, 2018 - 4:50 PM

It is SM Prime's second mall in Pangasinan, and the second of 5 provincial malls that the real estate firm is opening in 2018

 Image from SM Prime

The 5 photos Pinoys take during Christmas

Dec 14, 2017 - 5:30 PM

…And how you can make yours IG-worthy and #feedgoals!

SM Supermalls launches Christmas countdown

Sep 19, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Special treats await shoppers during the hundred-day countdown. Check out the full list of promos, activities, and exhibits below

Travel through time with SM Supermalls and Timex

Sep 17, 2017 - 7:09 AM

Until October 31, you can purchase iconic watches, enjoy free watch services and on ground activities at participating SM malls

CLASSIC TIMEPIECE. Check out available watches to suit every lifestyle at the time-travel themed exhibit which runs from September 1 to October 31. All photos by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Cybermonth 2017: ‘A grand festival for techies and gamers’

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:01 PM

For the entire month of August techies and gamers can check out the latest gadgets out in the market at SM Supermalls – and enjoy some perks too

CYBERMONTH. Students, professionals and techies gathered in the SM Cyberzone Annex in SM North Edsa to check out the latest gadgets and technology now made available. Photos by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Comelec approves voting in malls in 2016

Nov 03, 2015 - 7:24 PM

The Omnibus Election Code allows the use of other appropriate private buildings if no public school or other public building can be used during elections

MALL VOTING. The Comelec holds a walkthrough of mall voting procedures at Robinsons Magnolia in Quezon City on October 23. Ben Nabong/Rappler

SM malls agree to host voting precincts

Jul 15, 2015 - 10:20 PM

This brings to 95 the number of malls that can host polling precincts in the Philippines 2016 presidential elections

VOTING IN MALLS. The Philippines' biggest mall operator, SM, offers its malls to become voting centers in the 2016 elections. File photo courtesy of SM

Malls open voters' registration booths

Jul 01, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Check here the schedule of registration and biometrics capturing at Ayala Robinsons SM and Walter Mart malls which have partnered with the Comelec

SM allots P80 billion for mall expansion

Feb 01, 2015 - 8:05 PM

Tycoon Henry Sy s holding firm retains the same amount of capital expenditures at P80 billion this year

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Group urges weekend SM boycott over pine trees

Jan 23, 2015 - 10:02 AM

Concerned Baguio residents say they are ready to bring their battle against SM s tree cutting activities all the way to the Supreme Court

IN THE DARK. Men set aside cut pine trees in Luneta Hill beside SM Baguio. Photo by PS 182

Christmas mall hours

Dec 23, 2014 - 9:04 AM

For last minute shoppers here s a schedule of mall operating hours on Christmas Eve and the day after

Huge crowds of shoppers rush to do their Christmas shopping at Carriedo Street, Quiapo in Manila on December 21, 2009. About 90% of the Philippines population is Christian and the country has earned the distinction of celebrating the longest and merriest Christmas in the world. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

No price hike can dampen Noche Buena spending

Dec 20, 2014 - 3:35 PM

Prices of Noche Buena favorites keep soaring through the years But there is no stopping Filipinos from spending

The SM Store launches e-commerce site

Dec 15, 2014 - 2:07 PM

Targeting millennial shoppers the country’s giant retailer further expands its presence with its new shopping website

SM opens 50th mall in Rizal

Nov 15, 2014 - 1:49 PM

The property developer also remains bullish on its expansion plans building 3 to 4 malls annually regardless of the economic and financial situation of the country

SM pulls out 'rape' T-shirts after online rage

Sep 23, 2014 - 12:41 PM

The country’s largest mall operator blinks in the face of online wrath

WebHits: 'Dedicated' elevator girl

Aug 03, 2013 - 8:00 AM

When God was blessing humanity with enthusiasm this girl was in the front row

SM Prime first-half earnings up 15%

Jul 30, 2013 - 2:04 PM

The company books higher rental income from existing and new malls

SM to host automated weather stations

Jul 21, 2013 - 8:56 AM

Select SM Supermalls will be hosting 49 automated weather stations as part of efforts to promote monitor weather conditions

A giant globe adorns the SM Mall of Asia in Manila, 20 May 2006. Photo by AFP/Joel Nito