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Why Filipinos Love SM?

This post is written in memory of Henry Sy Sr., founder of SM. Thank your Mr. Henry Sy for the inspiration you gave me in writing this post back in 2012. And thank you for bringing SM into the Filipino lives. Salamat po.




Stare at the logo of SM and think for a second on why this very simple logo became very popular to the Filipinos. White traces at the center of the blue letters are an elementary color combination that is now worth around 300 billions pesos. That is Henry Sy’s worth. He is the founder of “Shoemart” which is now known simply as “SM”.


On the Photo: SM City Clark as Advertised on a Hot Air Balloon


On the Photo: SM City North EDSA


Why Filipinos love SM?
Compared to decades ago, there are now thousands of reasons why. One of them is that it is a shopping mall for almost everything under the sun. As the SM slogan says "We've got it all for you." Walk back and forth inside the SM department store and its likely impossible that you cannot find your favorite item th…