Rustan's group brings Old Navy to Philippines

Posted at 03/12/14 7:19 PM

MANILA, Philippines - After Gap and Banana Republic, it's now Old Navy's turn to open in the Philippines.

The Rustan's group's Stores Specialists Inc. said the first Old Navy store in the Philippines will open at Bonifacio High Street on March 22. SSI is Old Navy's first franchisee.

Another Old Navy store will open in Glorietta 3 on March 29.

Old Navy offers men’s, women’s, kid’s and baby apparel and accessories.

SSI is already the partner of Gap Inc. for its Gap and Banana Republic brands in the country.

Anthony Huang, executive vice president of SSI, said Old Navy promises to deliver a "fun" shopping experience for the family.

"We are proud to announce our partnership with Old Navy and very excited about the brand's arrival in the Philippines and look forward to having the opportunity for future expansion," he said.

"We are very pleased to have our first franchise stores open in Manila... Bringing our American fashion essentials that are accessible to every family is something we are proud to offer the people of the Philippines," said Robert Frank, executive vice president, Old Navy, International.

Old Navy had announced its expansion in the Philippines last September 2013.

The Tantoco-led SSI is a wholly Filipino-owned corporation that has brought some of the biggest global brands to the Philippines such as Gucci, Cartier, Lacoste, Burberry, Marks & Spencer, Prada, Zara, The Gap, Banana Republic and Marc Jacobs.