7-ELEVEN OPENS IN CANDELARIA, QUEZON.

7-eleven-candelaria.jpg In response to the growing demand for 24-hour foodstore outlets in the metro provinces, Philippine Seven Corporation recently opened its 2nd Quezon province store, in Candelaria. The store, owned and operated by Leo Boongaling (2nd from left) is the 8th 7-Eleven franchised branch this year and another testament to the unrelenting expansion efforts embarked by the company early in 2007. The Candelaria store joins the total 286 stores of 7-Eleven, 159 of which are company-owned and the rest franchised stores. PSC recently noted an increase in the number of franchise applicants seeking to open new stores in the provinces, a welcome development that runs parallel to the company’s aggressive stance towards expanding beyond Metro Manila. Also present at the opening were (L-R) 7-Eleven South District Manager, Lito Barcenas; Bb. Pilipinas World 2007, Margaret Wilson and Bb. Pilipinas 2007 1st Runner-up Liezel Verses. Aside from Quezon province, 7-Eleven is also looking for franchise applicants in other areas of Luzon. For inquiries, call (02) 726-9968, (0920)950-8651, email franchising@7-eleven.com.ph or visit http://www.7-eleven.com.ph

Mercury Drug and Hydrotrim join fight against Obesity.

hydro1.jpg The Mercury Drug chain of stores and Hydrotrim, the country’s first orange-flavored slimming beverage, recently banded together to spearhead the newest salvo in the fight against obesity and the health risks associated with being overweight. The program which came in the form of a free body fat clinic and seminar held at 20 of the drugstore’s major outlets aimed at educating hundreds of people on how to become more aware of their body fat and how to combat it safely and effectively. Participants were educated on different techniques on how to bring down and control their weight, including proper eating habits, awareness on ingredients in food products, exercise tips and the Hydrotrim daily regime. The program, which began simultaneously with the recent launch of the product, will continue to run in Metro Manila before moving to major drug outlets in neighboring provinces in the coming months. Hydrotrim is now available in all Mercury Drug outlets and other major drugstores in the metro. For more information about the program, call 02-894-1111 or email: hydrotrim.php@megawecare.com.

“TAPANTASTIC TREATS” AT TAPA KING.

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Tapa King (TK) dishes out an irresistible offer called Tapantastic Treats as part of its “Mighty at 20” anniversary celebration. From September 1 to October 15, TK fanatics can avail any 4 of their favorite tapa meals and get a Pepsi 1.5 liter plus a choice of luscious longganisa or crunchy lumpiang shanghai meal by just adding P55 – giving them as much as P82.50 in savings. Tapantastic Treats echoes TK’s 20 years of commitment in serving excellent tapa using only premium beef and the finest ingredients. This promo is available for delivery only and not valid for bulk orders worth P2,000 above. Please call 895 (TAPA)8272 / 633(TAPA)8272 for deliveries.

Hydrotrim Body Fat Reduction Program Benefits 500 Filipinas

A total of 500 filipinas of various ages recently discovered a new way of trimming down their weight and body fat levels through a body fat reduction trial spearheaded by Hydrotim, the newest slimming beverage to enter the country.

The program, which is the first-of-its-kind to be embarked by Hydrotrim in the country, involved 12-weeks of closely monitored tests wherein the women drank a glass of the product thirty minutes before every meal, every day. Sample products were provided for free for the duration of the trials. Continue reading