DEC 26 – An increasing number of its Japanese convenience store outlets will be set up in areas where business process outsourcing (BPO) firms operate, according to Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, the owner of Family Mart in the Philippines. Instead of putting up Family Mart stores in gasoline stations, Phoenix Petroleum will be putting these stores in central business districts, targeting
employees of BPO companies, said Henry Albert Fadullon, chief operating officer of Phoenix.
He said Phoenix is reformatting Family Mart from just a convenience store to an outlet that provides more options for people to take out something ready to eat. Family Mart is a chain of convenience stores that are franchised from Japan.