Super Metro Colon to open tomorrow-A A +A
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
THE retail chain of the Gaisano clan’s Vicsal Development Corp., which operates department stores and supermarkets under the Metro brand, will open its latest addition to the “hypemarket” chain tomorrow.
Super Metro Colon is located in the bustling district of Colon St. and is the 6th of the hypermarket format that the company has opened in different areas in the country.
Super Metro Colon will house a supermarket on the second floor with, well-organized merchandise and spacious cart aisles for hassle-free shopping. For more convenience, a “walkalator” has been installed in lieu of the usual ramp. On the next floor is the general merchandise area.
“Actually, Super Metro will open its doors to the public at exactly one p.m. tomorrow, after which regular store hours will be from 6 a.m. until. 9 in the evening. We invite everyone to avail of our slashed prices and other freebies as our opening salvo,” said store operations manager Victoria Ferolino.
“It is our hope that the opening of Super Metro in Colon will bring back the vibrancy that this district used to have. Colon is the original economic hub of the city,” Ferolino said.
On the ground floor, famous names in the food industry such as Starbucks and Da Vinci’s Pizza will have shops. There is parking space for more than 100 vehicles and a drop off area for taxis. (PR)
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on February 26, 2014.