Wilcon Depot celebrates milestone with 60th store opening

Wilcon Depot

Posted at Jul 02 2020 03:50 PM | Updated as of Jul 02 2020 05:38 PM

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Wilcon Depot, one of the country's leading home improvement and construction supply retailer, celebrated the opening of its 60th store nationwide located at Brgy. Pio Cruzcosa, Calumpit, Bulacan last June 26, 2020. 

Wilcon Depot Calumpit serves as the third location in the province of Bulacan after the recent success in opening the Wilcon Depot San Jose Del Monte branch on June 12, 2020. The company initially entered the province in July 2010 for the opening of its first branch at Baliuag, Bulacan.

Wilcon Depot President and CEO Lorraine Belo-Cincochan and Wilcon Depot SEVP-Chief Operating Officer Rosemarie B. Ong, together with the provincial government officials of Bulacan Governor Hon. Daniel Fernando, Calumpit Mayor Hon. Jessie De Jesus, and Calumpit Vice Mayor Hon. Victor C. De Belen were present during the store opening.

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(L-R) Calumpit Mayor Hon. Jessie De Jesus, Wilcon Depot President and CEO Lorraine Belo-Cincochan, Province of Bulacan Governor Hon. Daniel Fernando, Wilcon Depot SEVP-COO Rosemarie Bosch-Ong, and Calumpit Vice Mayor Hon. Victor De Belen during the ribbon-cutting ceremony of Wilcon Depot's 60th store opening.

The giant retailer takes pride in the company's growth over the past 40 years. The milestone store is part of its efforts to expand its strong store presence to deliver excellent customer service and provide the home building needs of Filipino homeowners and builders nationwide.

"Since Wilcon started in 1977, we have strived to fulfill our vision to provide Philippine consumers with a one-stop-shop solution for construction supplies and home improvement. It is truly a humbling achievement to be part of Filipino homeowners and builders' journey in making their dream homes and projects into reality," said Wilcon Depot Founder and Chairman Emeritus William T. Belo on recalling how the company started and grew.

Wilcon aims to build its stores and be part of the dynamic and growing key cities and localities in the country. It currently houses 16 branches in Metro Manila while 44 of its stores are spread in key cities and municipalities of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

"With the opening of our 60th store, we are now much closer to our goal of having 100 operational stores by 2025. We are committed to continue to expand our presence to reach and serve more Filipinos across the country with home and building solutions and unparalleled customer experience with our #FlyingHighTo100 store expansion campaign," said Wilcon Depot President and CEO Lorraine Belo-Cincochan.

As part of this celebration, valued Wilcon shoppers enjoyed a 5% discount on all regular priced items throughout the day. 

Safety and convenient shopping
Customers can enjoy a safe and convenient shopping experience as Wilcon continuously implements necessary precautionary measures in all of its stores to ensure the health and safety of its employees and valued customers. This guideline includes temperature screening protocol upon entry of employees and customers in the store premises; provision of sanitizing shoe bath; strict implementation of no mask, no entry policy; and provision of hand sanitizers and alcohols at different designated areas within the store. 

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Maintaining proper social distancing is also observed with its 1-meter radius distance queue marks and indicators are placed within the store premises. Wilcon stores also undergo additional precautionary measures through regular cleaning and sanitation, provision of gloves and face shields to its employees, and installation of safety partitions in face-to-face transaction areas.

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In continuously serving the needs of its valued customers with their home improvement and building needs, Wilcon Depot also introduced a hassle-free shopping alternative with its Browse, Call, and Collect/Deliver feature. This new shopping option already allows people to shop for their home improvement and building needs by simply browsing the Wilcon website

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To place orders, customers can directly call, text or message Wilcon Depot on Viber and have their purchases collected either in-store or right at their doorstep. Contactless payment options like bank transfers, GCash, PayMaya, Instapay, PesoNet, WeChat, and Alipay are also made available for the customers' convenience.

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Ideal customer experience
Wilcon is also known for offering a multitude of services that give its customers a convenient shopping experience like free parking spaces, reliable delivery service, and tile cutting service, among others. 

"For over four decades, nothing is more important to us than to help you build, improve, and refine your homes for a sustainable and comfortable life. We will remain committed to provide you with the highest quality of home improvement and building solutions, and more than ever to deliver you with the excellent customer experience that you deserve," said Wilcon Depot SEVP-COO Rosemarie Ong.

Wilcon Depot Calumpit has a dedicated space for an exclusive design consultation through its Design Hub, a service that allows their customers to create their own design through a computer software with the help of their knowledgeable and well-trained in-house designer. This service provides floor plans and a 3D perspective of their design ideas including the total cost estimate and product list of the design plan.

Industry professionals can also visit the Architects, Builders, Contractors, Designers, and Engineers (ABCDE) Lounge, a haven specifically designated for them where they can conceptualize and create ideal projects together.

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The store also has Living, Kitchen, and Bath (LKB) showrooms, where customers can get design inspirations from the thematically designed and arranged living, kitchen, and bath area. They can also take a peek at Wilcon's high-quality tiles from walls and floors display, and choose from a wide array of local and international tile brands in their Tile Studio.

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Aside from these, valued customers can also earn, redeem, and keep track of their Wilcon points with the Wilcon Loyalty Mobile App. Through the app, loyalty members can browse the wide selection of Wilcon products, find the branch nearest to them, and enjoy promo exclusives and offerings. This application can be downloaded for free at the Google Play Store and App Store.

Limitless product choices

As fulfillment of its commitment to the Filipino homeowners and builders, Wilcon brought products and home solutions with quality standards, innovative, and sustainable features to even more Bulakeños. The newest one-stop-shop home improvement store with a total sales area of over 10,000 square meters, boasts of wide array of product offerings ranging from Tiles, Sanitarywares, Plumbing, Furniture, Home Interior, Building Materials, Hardware, Electrical, Appliances, and other DIY items.

Wilcon Depot Calumpit houses numerous brands to choose from as it carries exclusive brands like Grohe and Kohler Sanitarywares, Franke Kitchen Systems, Pozzi Bathroom Solutions, Sanitarywares, Bathtubs, and Ceramics, Koller Whirlpool Bathtubs and Shower Enclosures, Ariston Water Heaters, Geberit Monolith Puro, Macroair Hvls Fans, Bull Outdoor Products, Rubi Tile Cutter, and Rehau Premium PPR pipes.

Italian tile brands Novabell, Energie Ker, Gardenia, Imola, Herberia, Opera, Castelvero, Keradom, and Naxos alongside Spanish tile brands Grespania, Rocersa, Cifre, Emigres, Keros, Tesany, Onix, Oset, Vitacer, Grupo Halcan, Myr, and Eco Ceramica are also made available in the Tile Studio section of the store. These are placed beside Asian tile brands Arte, Sol, Lola, Huanqiu, Verona, Picasso Mosaic, Roman, Mulia, Kia, China Natural Granite, Basel, Saigres, and Gemma.

Heim Home Interior and Housewares, Heritage Furniture, Homebasics Housewares, Interdesign Housewares, and Hamden Kitchen Appliances are all exhibited at the Living, Kitchen, and Bath (LKB) Showroom. 

Moreover, brands like Kasch Faucets and Bathroom Accessories, Sefa Specialty Bathroom Faucets, Bathroom Accessories, Shower Heads, and Kitchen Organizers, Suncrust Bbq Grills, Landjack Bicycles, Crown and Prussia Kitchen Sink, Quartex Quartz Kitchen Sink, Electron Generators, Direct Hardware, Truper Tools, Alphalux Lighting Solutions, Kaze Ceiling Fans, Exhaust Fans, Electric Fans, Blower Fans, Split Type Aircon, Flexible Duct, and Airvent, P.Tech Builder's Aid and Quartz Stone, Forest Wood Products, Igloo Coolers, Rubbermaid Coolers, Kitchen Organizers and Outdoor Trash Bins, United Solutions Outdoor Trash Bins, Solutherm Ppr Pipes, and 304 Stainless Steel Pipe Fittings are displayed in the DIY Section of the store.

Start building big ideas for your home with Wilcon. Visit its all-new Wilcon Depot Calumpit store that is open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

For more updates and the complete list of Wilcon stores with their pick-up and delivery contact details, log in at www.wilcon.com.ph and follow its social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram at @wilcondepot.ph. 

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