Thu. Nov 21st, 2019

Wilcon Depot opens third store in Batangas

The Philippines’ leading home improvement and construction supply retailer Wilcon Depot opened its third store in Batangas on August 30, 2019.

Wilcon Depot, the Philippines’ leading home improvement and construction supply retailer, officially opened its 55th retail outlet nationwide in August 30, 2019, located at Brgy. Sta. Anastacia, Sto. Tomas, Batangas. Photo shows (L-R) Franke Kitchen Philippines Country Manager Banjo De Leon, Kohler Philippines Country Manager Jonathan Kwong, Lixil Water Technology Assistant Country Manager Joralyn Ong, Wilcon Depot President & CEO Lorraine Belo-Cincochan, Wilcon Depot, Inc. SEVP-COO Rosemarie B. Ong, Province of Batangas 3rd District Representative Hon. Congresswoman Ma. Theresa Collantes, Wilcon Ambassador Tessa Prieto-Valdes, Mariwasa Siam Ceramics, Inc. President Jakkrit Suwansilp, Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) Director of Professional Practice IDR. Kathleen Obcemea and ABS-CBN MetroHome Editor-in-Chief Anton Barretto. (Photo courtesy of Wilcon Depot)

The Philippines’ leading home improvement and construction supply retailer Wilcon Depot opened its third store in Batangas on August 30, 2019.

Wilcon Depot first entered the province of Batangas on January 2010 and established its first outlet located at Diversion Road, Brgy. Alangilan, Batangas City followed by the second opening on July last year located at Brgy. Bugtong Na Pulo, Lipa City, Batangas.

To date, Wilcon Depot Sto. Tomas is their 55th branch nationwide.

With the company’s commitment to establishing its stores to key cities and localities in the country, the opening of its newest store in Sto. Tomas is another fulfillment to provide more homeowners and builders in the city the sustainable, innovative, and high-quality home improvement products that Wilcon offers.

The newest Wilcon outlet is a must-visit home shopping destination accommodating thousands of strong, reliable local and international brands in the market. Located at Brgy. Santa Anastacia, Sto. Tomas, Batangas, the store has a total sales area of over 11,000 square meters carrying its full array of extensive and quality home building materials ranging from Tiles, Sanitarywares, Plumbing, Furniture, Home Interior, Building Materials, Hardware, Electrical, Appliances, and other DIY items.

A unique one-stop-shop home retailer, Wilcon Depot, now serves as the top provider of home improvement supplies and a sole distributor of renowned international brands.

Wilcon brings exquisite products and home solutions with highest quality standards and latest innovation and technology features that give value for money, and at the same time, delivers excellent and unparalleled services to every customer. Wilcon remains as the Philippines’ most preferred home retail partner that provides great value and selection for every Filipino home building and improvement needs.

Wilcon started its store grand opening celebration with a motorcade along with the nearby towns of its new operating store. The opening event continued at the store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Wilcon Depot President and Chief Executive Officer Lorraine Belo-Cincochan and Wilcon Depot SEVP-Chief Operating Officer Rosemarie Bosch-Ong together with Franke Kitchen Philippines Country Manager Banjo De Leon, Kohler Philippines Country Manager Jonathan Kwong, Lixil Water Technology Assistant Country Manager Joralyn Ong, Province of Batangas 3rd District Representative Hon. Congresswoman Ma. Theresa Collantes, Wilcon Ambassador Tessa Prieto-Valdes, Mariwasa Siam Ceramics, Inc. President Jakkrit Suwansilp, Philippine Institute of Interior Designers (PIID) Director of Professional Practice IDR. Kathleen Obcemea and ABS-CBN MetroHome Editor-in-Chief Anton Barretto.

“We are excited and proud to be one of the first movers of this blooming province. This new depot store is a fulfillment of a vision we have, which is to provide an accessible and efficient way for more Batangueños in building, designing, renovating and decorating their homes,” Wilcon Depot SEVP-Chief Operating Officer Rosemarie Bosch-Ong said during the grand opening.

Wilcon houses numerous brands to choose from as it carries exclusive top-tier brands like GROHE and KOHLER Sanitarywares, FRANKE Kitchen Systems, POZZI Bathroom Solutions, KOLLER Whirlpool Bathtubs and Shower Enclosures, ARISTON Water Heaters, GEBERIT Monolith Puro, MACROAIR HVLS fans, BULL Outdoor Products, RUBI Tile cutter, and REHAU Premium PPR pipes.

Italian tile brands NOVABELL, ENERGIE KER, GARDENIA, IMOLA and NAXOS alongside with Spanish tile brands ALCALAGRES, GRESPANIA, ROCERSA, CIFRE, EMIGRES, KEROS, TESANY, ONIX, OSET, and ECO CERAMICA are made available in the Tile Studio inside the store together with Asian tile brands ARTE, SOL, LOLA, HUANQIU, VERONA, PICASSO MOSAIC, ROMAN, MULIA, KIA, BASEL, and GEMMA.

NATUZZI Editions, HEIM home interior and housewares, HERITAGE furniture, and HAMDEN Kitchen appliances are exhibited at the Living, Kitchen, and Bath (LKB) showroom.

KASCH faucets and bathroom accessories, SEFA specialty bathroom faucets, bathroom accessories, showerheads and kitchen organizers, CROWN and PRUSSIA Kitchen Sink, QUARTEX quartz kitchen sink, ELECTRON Generators, DIRECT HARDWARE, TRUPER tools, ALPHALUX lighting solutions, KAZE ceiling fans, P.TECH PVC mouldings and Quartz Stone, FOREST wood products, and SOLUTHERM PPR pipes and 304 stainless steel pipe fittings are displayed in the DIY section of the store.

“For over 42 years, we carry the vision to fill in the gap of Filipino homeowners and builders’ need for home building construction supplies. As we fill in the need, the vision ignited a desire to make a difference in the retail construction industry. Now, as the leading home improvement and construction supply retailer, our commitment doesn’t limit us with just providing the high-quality home products but at the same time, giving our valued customers an utmost customer service and convenient and hassle-free shopping experience—which we believe is unlike any other retail store anywhere,” Wilcon Depot SEVP-Chief Operating Officer Rosemarie Bosch-Ong added.

Wilcon offers a multitude of services that give customers a convenient shopping experience like free parking spaces, reliable delivery service, and tile cutting service, among others. They also provide a service that allows customers in creating their desired 3D layout through a computer software with a cost estimate and product list made possible in the Design Hub section inside the store. Valued customers can also avail their Wilcon Loyalty Card for free and enjoy promo exclusives and offerings.

As Wilcon also expands their reach digitally, the company launched the digital version of their loyalty card program. Through the Wilcon Loyalty Mobile App, customers can earn and check their points, as well as convert their purchases to rewards, after they sign up. Customers can download the app in Google Play Store and soon it will be available in the App Store.

Wilcon Depot Sto. Tomas is their 5th store opening this year after successfully opening their branches located at Panacan Valle Verde, Davao City; Sta. Barbara, Iloilo; Opol, Cagayan De Oro; and San Isidro, Antipolo City.

Wilcon is currently working on additional store expansions this year in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan; Iguig, Cagayan Valley; Makato, Aklan; and Daraga, Albay. By 2020, Wilcon aims to have a total of 65-strong store network nationwide, barring from any unexpected external factors.

Start building big ideas for your homes with Wilcon and visit their newest store located at Brgy. Santa Anastacia, Sto. Tomas, Batangas.

For more information about Wilcon, you can log on to www.wilcon.com.ph or follow their social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram at @wilcondepot.ph. You can also shop online by visiting shop.wilcon.com.ph.

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