Whether you have a stocking to fill or you’re shopping for the perfect Secret Santa gift, sometimes it truly is the thought that counts. And finding the best Christmas gift this season is a challenge.


Here are some gift ideas from SM Stationery:


  • A GIFT OF CREATIVITY. These are gifts that will inspire one to bring out the artist in him or her –sketchbooks, scrapbook stuff, art sets, and the latest craze, adult coloring books. Pens and journals, on the other hand, will encourage friends and family to work on the write stuff.


  • A GIFT OF ADVENTURE. If you know someone who is a keen and regular traveler, then a beautiful travel organizer and travel accessories from SM Stationery will make it as a practical gift this Christmas. There are also passport holders and travel journals that ideals for jotting down travel memoirs.


  • A GIFT OF TECH. Your techie friends will love cool Powerbanks and macaron earphones. Music jocks, on the other hand, will enjoy great music on the go with Bluetooth speakers.



Find the perfect gift to your loved ones at the Stationery section of the SM Stores. Follow them on Instagram and Facebook in smstationeryph. For more gift ideas, visit their website at








“Pamaskong Handong para sa mga Global Pinoy handog ng SM “

Coming home has never been this sweet as SM Global Pinoy honored OFWs who came home to spend Christmas together with their families and loved ones. This event is SM Supermalls’ way of saying ‘thank you’ to OFWs for their hard work and support, not only for their families, but also to the SM Global Pinoy Program.

Now on its 4th year. the SM Global Pinoy Program through Pamaskong Handog Para sa Global Pinoy held a grand homecoming last December 19th with 165 participants gathered in SM City San Pablo Mall Atrium. This year’s theme is all about celebrating the things OFW’s missed the most and that includes Pinoy Teleseryes and favorite home style Filipino cuisines. Here in SM City San Pablo they featured SM little stars Johan Jozef Yalong and Krystal Brimner and Kidzmatic. San Pablo idol Jerwin Pineda also serenaded the crowd.

Joining the homecoming festivities are some of the country’s brightest celebrities including Piolo Pascual who visited at SM City Taytay and SM City Masinag, James Reid and Nadine Lustre at SM City Fairview, Sam Milby at SM Center Muntinlupa and SM City Sta. Rosa, Xian Lim at SM City Cabanatuan and SM City Marilao, JayR at SM City Dasmariñas and SM City Bacoor, and ABS-CBN teen stars Loisa Andalio, Marlo Mortel and Joshua Garcia at SM City Bicutan.


Our Global Pinoys and their families also enjoyed exclusive discounts from selected stores at the SM Supermalls’ Balikbayan Specials. Loads of raffle prizes were also given away from BDO. SM prepared a special video showcasing greetings from OFWs around the world, spreading their love and gratitude for their families were also shown during the program.

“The holidays are all about bringing families together. We understand how much this means to our dear OFWs. They deserve nothing less for all the hard work they put in just to provide a good living for their families and to help our economy. This is our way of thanking them and making them feel the love and joy of spending Christmas back here in the Philippines,” says Jonjon San Agustin, SM Supermalls’ senior vice president for marketing.

The SM Global Pinoy program is an initiative of SM Supermalls, under its SM Cares program. It aims to provide accessible and convenient services to Filipinos worldwide. Among the services offered are remittance sending and pick-up, free international calls, hassle free foreign exchange, and exclusive treats and rewards from partner establishments.

For more information about SM Global Pinoy, shoppers may email or visit their official Facebook page at (nwr)



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“SM San Pablo’s Special Christmas Treat “

Joy and laughter instantly filled SM City San Pablo’s Christmas Playville as children get to experience a fun filled day at the mall with SM Admin Employees. SM City San Pablo’s Regional Human Resources Manager Evangeline King said that “ChriSMiles” is a Christmas volunteerism project spearheaded by the Human Resources Department that aims to bring joy to the less fortunate kids and make them smile.


SM City San Pablo’s Administration employees pooled their resources together to make sure that the children have a memorable day at the mall. A total of 38 kids came that day despite typhoon Nona –these kids are sons and daughters of the janitorial personnel, security guards and kids from the nearby orphanage in San Pablo city. They were treated with fun games, a dance number from admin employees and an exclusive mall tour.


Apart from the fun experience, the children were also surprised with SM Bears of Joy- they get to take home a cute teddy bear , a carousel ride and instant Christmas party at Jollibee. Truly, it was a special day for the children and the joy written on every child’s face was the true essence of Christmas.


As for the employees who volunteered, they too felt fulfilled. This season is definitely a season of sharing and SM City San Pablo will always be here to spread cheer and good tidings to everyone. Happy Holidays! (NWR)chrissmiles1

Grand Magical Christmas Parade Delights Shoppers at SM City San Pablo

A parade of cheerful Christmas characters greeted shoppers of SM City San San Pablo last weekend when the entire mall atrium transformed into a magical wonderland in celebration of the Christmas season.

SM City San Pablo’s Grand Christmas Parade is definitely a Christmas fantasy come to reality for all the little shoppers as it brought to life famous magical characters such as Santa Claus, the gingerbread man, fairies, dwarfs , elves and many more. All kids and kids at heart flocked at the mall atrium to watched and get selfies with the pretty princesses and handsome princes. It’s surely an unforgettable December here at SM.

Not only that the mall has prepared loads of special activities like Christmas chorales and Santa Claus meet-and-greets in the coming days. Expect a fun filled holiday season for its definitely a merry Christmas here at SM San Pablo! (NWR)

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SM City San Pablo’s Service Award Recognizes 19 Pioneer Employees

Admin employees of SM City San Pablo who reached 5 year milestone of employment were recognized during the annual Christmas party held last December 10 2015 at the SM Cinema Lobby . The invited Guest of honor includes AVP for Operations John Jason Terrenal, Regional operations Manager Angel Torreja, Senior HR Manager Vangie King and Senior Manager for Leasing South Donna Ochoa.   Employee service awards are one of the most meaningful events in an employee’s career, whenever an employee celebrates a milestone, such as years of service, it only shows their dedication to their work considering that an average worker may change jobs seven or eight times during their career.

SM City San Pablo is truly fortunate to have so many dedicated long-term workers who contribute to the mall’s success on a daily basis. The Office of Human Resources was especially to recognize their very own Human Resource Manager Jaymee Guinto, Erika Silvestre and Abegail Abrigo as service awardees. Other awardees also includes Mall Manager, Gabriel Timothy Exconde and his operations team which includes tenant relations Manager Dan Belen and the Operation assistants namely Rachelle G. Alcos, Marisonia P. Dizon and Dennis H. Hullana. The Global Pinoy Team, our front liners for the OFW, composed of   Reinna Ann Andal, Willie Ann D. Lagaya and Mary Grace A. Villaverde are also awardees. The Office of Accounting Department are also delighted for the recognition received by Blessy Mariolli G. Alcantara, Mary Rose R. Exconde and Rodalyn B. Gamboa. Other awardees are from Visual display Aaron A. Leswe and his manager, Elsie Bueser, Mall Security Supervisor (CRS’s) Ryan T. Bartolome, Warehouse’s Anton Dacara and Leasing’s Senior Manager Gaye Cabrera. A Total of 19 employees who continue to be outstanding run the mall up to this day.


SM City San Pablo, being one of the 54 malls of SM Supermalls, continues to be one of the most visited places here in San Pablo City. SM City San Pablo also continues to provide jobs to San Pablenos and nearby towns. For all the mall patrons rest assured that there will be definitely a lot of exciting surprises for the upcoming year for all the shoppers and we will definitely see a bigger, better mall in the next year. .(NWR)


Photos includes : Mall Manager GT Exconde, Laesing SM Gaye Cabrera, GPC’S Rein Andal, TROA Rachel Alcos, HR’s Abi Abrigo, VDD’s Aaron Leswe, HR Manager Jaymee Guinto, VDD Manager Elsie Bueser, Warehouse Sup Anton Dacara, Accounting’s Rhoda Gamboa, Blessy Alcantara, and Mheer Exconde, Ops Asst Maris Dizon, KC Dennis Hullana, and Tenant Relations Manager Dan BelenToast of the Pioneers of SM San Pablo


‘Tis the season to celebrate joy, hope, and love! And with a calendar full of social and family activities, it’s the best time to step into holiday style with Parisian’s latest collection at SM.

Whether you’re attending a holiday party or a family reunion; headed for a wonderful weekend or going around the city to shop for gifts, the iconic shoe brand will take you places with trendy and classic pieces that will complement your wardrobe.

Go on-trend with laced-up and gladiator heels and flats from the Bohemian Escape Collection. Or rock with the Street Beat in sleek boots and cut-out heels. Relax from the holiday rush with comfy chic sandals from the Sportif collection. Or give your look a Classic Reboot with pointed pumps, strappy heels and glittered flats updated for a whole new generation of stylish women.

                The Parisian Holiday collection is available at SM Stores nationwide.

Get connected with Parisian through Parisian Shoes and Bags on Facebook and @SMParisian and @SMShoesandBags on Twitter and Instagram. #SMParisianHoliday2015 parisianshoes


It’s the more, the merrier as ACE Hardware, the helpful place offers the first-ever special Christmas bundles of top brands of small appliances. Perfect as holiday corporate gifts and giveaways, these are compact, functional, and incredible in price.


There are juicers for healthy blends, coffee makers for easy brewing, and sandwich makers for tasty snacks at the home or office. There are also electric kettles, steam irons and tower fans that work wonders at home.


While shopping at ACE Hardware stores, also check out its ongoing Great Gifts, Great Savings promotion wherein you can avail of great savings and discounts on blenders, breakfast makers, juicers and steam irons as well as electric kettles, rice cookers and tower fans until December 31, 2015. You can also earn rewards points with your SM Advantage, Prestige, and BDO Rewards Cards when you shop.


Get great Christmas gifts or giveaways by shopping smart with special Christmas bundle finds available at selected branches of ACE Hardware, ACE Express and ACE Builders stores nationwide. You may also visit our website at or like us at or follow us at twitter and instagram at acehardware_ph