Wilcon Depot opens in Tayabas, Quezon

As the country’s largest construction supplies and home improvement retail chain, Wilcon Depot, Inc. is in a unique position to help Filipino communities across the country in significant ways. In opening a new store in the City of Festivals, the city of Tayabas, Quezon for instance, the company once more seeks to fulfill its mission through ‘Building Big Ideas’ with local communities.

Wilcon Tayabas is the company’s first store in the whole of Quezon Province, and its 48th branch nationwide. Wilcon Depot SEVP-Chief Operating Officer Rosemarie Ong believes that the company’s nationwide expansion has the potential to spark growth and development throughout the country, especially in areas like Tayabas.

“Wilcon believes that this is a great opportunity to introduce and showcase the whole municipality with what Wilcon has to offer when it comes to providing quality products and services that fit every season and customer preferences,” Ms. Ong said.

Tayabas City, which is a sixth class city in Quezon with a population of around 100,000 people, is chiefly known for its lively festivals and many historical landmarks. With its agricultural products of rice and coconut and immense tourism potential, the city is one of the province’s most promising areas.

“Tayabas may be a sixth class municipality in Quezon but it boasts of a splendid wonder and sight that no other city can behold. Its festive ambiance speaks of its standing as the heart and home to most of the country’s most celebrated and awaited festivals. Local and foreign tourists also flock to their ancient heritage sites, churches, and restaurants which offer cultural and gastronomic experience, and these are the reasons behind Wilcon’s inclusion of the city in our store footprint expansion,” Ms. Ong said.

“We have chosen the municipality as one of our prime locations to introduce our wide array of superior products that would support community growth and development,” Ms. Ong explained. This is in parallel with Wilcon’s mission to help build, improve, and renovate every Filipino’s home for a sustainable and comfortable life.

Wilcon Tayabas will keep the uniformity of the company’s interior, which is designed to help the customers to shop with ease. The store is complete with the features that customers would need to do their business efficiently, with free parking spaces, reliable delivery, and tile cutting services available for their convenience.

Customers can avail of the company’s Wilcon Loyalty Card for free and enjoy promo exclusives and offerings. Wilcon’s Design Hub, a service that allows customers to create their own designs through a computer software, will provide floor plans and 3D layout perspectives of any design ideas customers may have. The store also has a team of trained in-house designer and knowledgeable sales personnel to assist every homemaker, and has the ABCDE (Architects Builders Contractors Designers Engineers) Lounge, a dedicated space where professionals can meet with their clients, conceptualize and create projects together inside the store.

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, Bull Outdoor Products and Rubi Tile cutter. Spanish tile brands Alcalagres, Grespania, Rocersa, Cifre, Emigres, Keros and Tesany alongside with Italian tile brands Novabell, Energie Ker, Gardenia, Leonardo and Naxos 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 and Basel. Natuzzi Editions, Heim home interior and housewares, Heritage furniture, and Hamden Kitchen appliances are exhibited at the Living, Kitchen, and Bath (LKB) showroom. Kasch bathroom accessories, Sefa specialty bathroom faucets, bathroom accessories, showerheads, and kitchen organizers, Crown and Prussia Kitchen Sink, Electron Generators, Direct Hardware, Truper tools, Alphalux lighting solutions, PTech PVC mouldings, Forest wood products, and Solutherm PPR pipes are displayed in the DIY section of the store.

“We believe that Wilcon has reached its 41st year in the construction supply industry not solely because of our exceptional products and services but because of the innate desire that drives us to help build and connect communities together,” Ms. Ong said.

This is the philosophy that drives Wilcon to continue its commitment of establishing its stores in every key city and locality in the Philippines. Wilcon sees it as its mission to help and support Filipinos by providing access to top and trusted local and international brands for their home building needs coupled with its own expertise and unparalleled service.

Wilcon is set to open three more stores in 2018 at General Trias, Cavite; General Santos City; and Puerto Princesa, Palawan with its goal of continued expansion to have a total store network of 67 stores by 2020, earlier than planned, barring any unexpected external factors.

To learn more about Wilcon, log on to www.wilcon.com.ph. You can also follow them on their social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram @wilcondepot.ph.