One of Japan’s leading lifestyle tech brands has finally set up shop in the Philippines, offering a wide array of products for today’s more mobile consumers.
ELECOM Japan proudly opened its latest store in the Philippines at the 4th floor of the Cyberzone SM North EDSA, Annex, where all the latest tech products are located.
Currently with four stores and one kiosk in Metro Manila since its launch in September 2014, ELECOM Japan has definitely caught the eye of the local market who have a penchant for high-quality Japanese designed products that offer great value for money.
Products featured included headphones, earphones, portable speakers, USB cables, portable chargers, smartphone and tablet cases, smartphone and tablet protective film, tablet and smartphone stand, a great range of PC accessories, Bluetooth keyboards, laptop bags and sleeves, camera accessories, card readers, SD memory cards and case, cleaning items for gadgets, network routers, USB hubs, stylus, as well as other practical home items like Blue Light Glasses and the brand’s ELECOOK line.
Especially for the event, VIPs such as Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte socialite Tessa Prieto-Valdez, who also hosted the event, were present to officially launch the store together with other VIPs like Luane Dy, Regine Tolentino, Lander Vera Perez, Valerie Tan, Tonipet Gaba, Maey Bautista, Love Anover, Carlo Gonzales, Tin Patrimonio, Jef Gaitan, Fille Cainglet, Phoemela Baranda, and Nichole Baranda, media guests, industry partners, and friends of United Limsun, the exclusive local distributor of Elecom.
The cocktail event opened with great enthusiasm from the guests who were all eager to try the different products that ELECOM Japan was showcasing at the store. Aside from allowing guests to personally experience the great range of products that they offer, ELECOM also held a special raffle as an added treat for all those who attended the event.
- 4th level Cyberzone, The Annex, SM City North EDSA
- 3rd level, Cyberzone, SM Fairview
- 3rd level, Cyberzone, SM Southmall
- Ground floor, Cyberzone, SM Marikina
- 3rd level, Cyberzone, SM Sta. Mesa (kiosk)
What is Elecom’s unique trait for being number one in Japan and in the Philippines?
- Junji Hada (Elecom President): “Our unique original designs…”
- Dustin Go-Lim (GM of United Limsun International Trading Corp): “…And also very strong R&D Team. They invest so much in research to form new technologies. They always want to be first.”
What encourages you to want to open more stores in the Philippines, in Manila specifically?
- Dustin Go-Lim: “I personally believe that the Philippines, Filipino market, is ready for a global brand in terms of consumer electronics.”
What can we look forward from you in the future with this partnership?
- Dustin Go-Lim: “More stores…
- Junji Hada: …100 stores…
- Dustin Go-Lim: …distribution channel, new products, new technologies and we’re keep updating our product range.”
- Junji Hada: …we are more technology wise…we’ll continually have hybrid products, application software and more”
What is your favorite product that you can say that is Elecom’s unique product?
- Junji Hada: Right now… its the Elecom Bluetooth Speakers, just like the Note Wireless Speaker.
Elecom is Japan’s largest electronics company, which offers high-quality products ranging from smartphone and tablet accessories to PC and car accessories as well as audio and even radiation protection for the eyes.
The company was launched in the Philippines in September 2014 and currently has four branches and one kiosk in major malls (SM Marikina, SM Southmall, SM Sta. Mesa, SM City North EDSA, and SM Fairview) in Metro Manila.
The highly-innovative consumer electronics and accessories brand has been proudly serving consumers with proudly Japan-designed products for the past 28 years and is already available in other countries such as Canada, Brazil, South Korea, and China.
It boasts of 21 product categories that suit the discerning tastes of today’s highly mobile consumers. Its clients are composed mainly of young professionals to students who have a penchant for modern design and products that offer great value for money.
In the Philippines, ELECOM is proudly distributed by United Limsun International Trading Corp., a a young and dynamic company, which is into marketing, retail and distribution of innovative products designed for the digital lifestyle in the Philippines. It is backed by an experienced team, which has experience in handling a highly diverse client base, and is very committed to delivering not only high quality products that fit the Philippine market but also offers great after-sales support.
In the coming years, United Limsun is targeting to open even more stores nationwide, with 15 stores planned just for 2015 alone and an additional nine ‘til 2017. This shows the company’s enthusiasm for its latest market as it sees the brand growing very well in the Philippines, wherein demand for such products remains high.
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