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Landmark is now on MetroMart

Two retail giants are working hand-in-hand to provide a convenient and safer shopping experience for Filipinos. The global health crisis might have altered our lifestyles and adjusted even the simplest of our day-to-day routines, but online platforms have been rapidly innovating to improve the quality of life during these unusual times. One key platform is MetroMart, the leading online grocery delivery service in the Philippines, that offers 2-hour grocery delivery for almost 60,000 products in Metro Manila, Cebu, Batangas, Cavite and Laguna. MetroMart has entered into an exclusive partnership with one of the supermarket pioneers, Landmark. This tandem opens up an avenue to improve the reach of the everyday consumers to Landmark’s vast array of grocery items (including meat, seafood, fruits and vegetables), which are all delivered to your home with a few clicks from the MetroMart mobile app. MetroMart is assisting Landmark in their digitization efforts and their bid to capture the r

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ANC and TeleRadyo programs to reach more Filipinos around the globe

“TV PATROL,” NOW STREAMING WORLDWIDE ON YT & FB, LIVE AND ON-DEMAND Filipinos worldwide will now have free access to “TV Patrol” and other ABS-CBN news programs on YouTube, Facebook, and various ABS-CBN digital platforms. ABS-CBN’s flagship newscast anchored by “Kabayan” Noli de Castro, Bernadette Sembrano, and Henry Omaga-Diaz, TeleRadyo’s newscast “Headline Pilipinas,” and ANC’s “Dateline Philippines” can now be viewed in more digital platforms around the globe. These news programs may now be streamed worldwide, live or on-demand, via the ABS-CBN News website (news.abs-cbn.com/live) YouTube channel (youtube.com/ABSCBNNews), Facebook page (facebook.com/ABSCBNNews), and the ABS-CBN News App. Global viewers will also be able to catch up on episodes of various ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) and TeleRadyo shows on the ABS-CBN News YouTube channel and the ABS-CBN News App. These include “Headstart with Karen Davila,” “Matters of Fact,” and “Market Edge” from the country’s premier cable ne

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We hope you are safe! #OneGlobe Response for #UlyssesPH

Extending help to our customers, families and communities affected by Typhoon #UlyssesPH. Here are the ways #OneGlobe is providing relief and response. Special product offers will also be extended to our affected customers. Customers may also help by donating via Globe Rewards and GCash. Simply download the Globe Rewards app at glbe.co/GRewardsApp and GCash at go.gcash.com/app. #StaySafePH

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Join the 100 Steps Challenge for 'Pantawid ng Pag-Ibig': SKY PARTNERS WITH RUNRIO FOR VIRTUAL RUN

Runners now have a chance to quench their thirst to complete a marathon even in the new normal sans the crowds and throng of other runners as SKY presents the third and final leg of the RUNRIO Trilogy Run Asia Virtual Run happening from November 28 to December 12. In a virtual run, participants can run the distance they registered within their neighborhood or even on a treadmill at home. They are required to use a GPS-tracking app and a watch to time their run. Runners will be asked to take a photo of their race results and send them to info@runrio.com within two weeks.  To help participants prepare for the rigorous marathon, SKY will hold a series of training activities online and on cable.  On November 21, 4 PM, runners can train with Coach Rio during the live "SKY Rise and Grind" pre-run work-out via F.Y.E. Channel on Kumu. There will also be pre-recorded workout sessions on November 15 and 27 airing on SKY Community Channel 955 and RUNRIO's official Facebook page and Instagram T

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Converge ICT Helps Create More Jobs for BPOs in the Philippines

Converge ICT Solutions, Inc., the country’s fastest-growing pure end-to-end fiber internet service provider, continues to ramp up its customer support services through outsourcing from FBC Asia Pacific and Pilipinas Teleserv, Inc, among its partners. Despite the challenges the pandemic has brought many industries, Converge ICT continues to forge ahead in its expansion. Along with it is the positive impact of creating jobs for Filipinos. “As we grow our business, we want to make sure that our subscribers continue to have an excellent aftersales customer experience,” said Converge ICT Founder and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Anthony Uy. "We continue to grow our team but we recognize that we can scale quickly by partnering with BPOs so we can quickly fill in the growing demand of our customers. Consequently, some of the BPOs we chose have been long-time clients already. I think growth is better felt when it is shared.” Converge ICT had to accelerate its customer experience resource

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87% of Filipinos who were polled increase use of digital payments during pandemic—PayPal

New survey reveals that online consumers prefer cashless in the new normal 93% of Filipino consumers surveyed preferred digital payments over cash during pandemic. From May to August this year, 61% of survey respondents said they had bought from online stores based overseas. 7 of 10 Filipinos who were surveyed expect to shop more from international online stores in the next 3 months. The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly accelerated the adoption of digital solutions for many Filipinos, having a profound impact on how they live, work, and pay. A recent online survey conducted by PayPal revealed that 87% of Filipinos who were polled have increased their usage of digital payments during the pandemic, and 9 in 10 preferred to digital payments over cash during this time. “While cash remains the most dominant method of payment in the Philippines, circumstances brought on by the pandemic have given digital payments a more prominent role in the everyday lives of Filipinos,” said Rajki

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Twitter Insights: Retail Therapy during COVID-19 Lockdown

The #StayAtHome period made 78% of Filipinos on Twitter go online to purchase products Twitter, as the go-to place for #WhatsHappening in the Philippines, is a hotspot for conversations around the latest buys and online shopping sprees. Along with this is the evolution of how consumers behave and what they openly share regarding their buying habits. These insights can help brands understand consumers better and why e-commerce is almost a non-negotiable for businesses. “There’s no doubt that shopping conversations on Twitter are increasing across South East Asia. While we see peaks in the lead-up to eCommerce days and for a few days after, shopping is a year-round conversation on Twitter. As people are shifting more to eCommerce and mCommerce, we see this conversational trend continuing to grow rapidly,” said Arvinder Gujral - Managing Director, Twitter, South-East Asia. “For brands, this requires a change in the way they approach their marketing. A more in-depth understanding of why

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Globe provides free unli call, text to all Globe Prepaid and TM customers in Catanduanes, Albay, Camarines Sur

Globe is giving free unlimited calls and texts to Globe/TM for three days to all its prepaid customers in Catanduanes, Albay and Camarines Sur to help them get in touch with their loved ones. The three provinces are among the hardest hit by Typhoon Rolly. Globe Prepaid customers will also get 50MB for surfing while TM users can enjoy 50 texts to all networks. Likewise, Globe Prepaid/TM customers will have P30 worth of IDD credits with seven-day validity that will allow them to place calls to North America and Asia Pacific for P2.50 per minute; and to Middle East and Europe for P5 per minute. Similar to Globe Prepaid, Globe Postpaid will extend the same amount of IDD credits to its customers so they can reach out to loved ones abroad. Globe Postpaid is also suspending credit actions and barring of calls from November 3 to 9 for those with unpaid bills so that its subscribers can continuously use their mobile service regardless of account payment status. In addition, those who want to

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UP-CLOSE: The SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Fold2 5G's Multifaceted Design

Samsung crafted the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G to empower users to be just as determined, flexible, and confident as the smartphone itself. The latest premium device unfolds more ways to juggle different roles now more than ever. Built for Broadening Horizons The Galaxy Z Fold2 5G’s delicately refined UI elevates the overall user experience quality. When folded, the display of Galaxy Z Fold2 5G’s 6.2-inch Infinity-O Super AMOLED Cover Screen makes it easy to do everything from viewing content to taking pictures or replying to messages. When unfolded, the device’s 7.6-inch Infinity Flex Dynamic AMOLED 2.0 Main Screen is handy for capturing and viewing photos and videos. Combining the Cover Screen and the Main Screen makes the Galaxy Z Fold2 5G similar in size to a typical smartphone when folded and a small tablet when opened. When viewing content, the thinner bezels and notch-less display maximize immersion, offering the full benefits that come with a bigger screen. The Freedom of Flexibilit

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Ways to power work and play according to SAMSUNG Galaxy Note20 ambassadors

The Galaxy Note20 Series is crafted for multi-hyphenates who want to be on top of their game. For these individuals, being able to seamlessly switch between work and play means being able to control and optimize their lives. Galaxy Note20 Series ambassadors Catriona Gray, Erwan Heussaff, Bianca Gonzalez, and Gino Quillamor believe that there are numerous ways to power through work and leisure activities. Here are some of their tips: 1. Quickly record and share notes to not miss important details. Having multiple meetings in a day, Catriona uses her Galaxy Note20 Ultra's Lifelike S Pen and the app Samsung Notes, which allow her to jot down minutes, convert handwritten notes into digital texts, and send it through email. The device allows her also to import PDF files or photos on Samsung Notes so she can place her comments directly. This gives her more time to focus on other tasks. 2. Maximize productivity tools. Catriona uses the powerphone as her canvas when designing textiles or wh

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