Another night of success was shared between LTS Retail Specialists Inc.(LRSI) and its valued business partners last January 30 for the annual Suppliers' Convention Night held at Davao Convention Center with Nestle Philippines, Inc. bagging the highest award.

This annual commemoration recognizes the outstanding business partners of the previous year with the giving of the Henry Lim Awards, named after of the Lim family, owners of NCCC Group of Companies.

The Platinum Award for Excellence in Business Partnership is given as the highest recognition to the business partner that has shown impressive overall growth, service and support. In 2018, Nestle Philippines, Inc. has met all the standards given and so was awarded.

Working with NCCC Retails

“Awarded with such recognition has been a valuable experience for us. We truly believe in NCCC, thus, we intensified our collaborations so that we would match the needs and see ways on how we can show support,” said Nestle Account Manager Anna Tan.

She said Nestle will continue to work on promotions that give great impact to specific clusters, improve service level in all areas and expand availability and category development initiatives.

Recognized as the Silver Awardee for Excellence in Business Partnership, Unilever Philippines received the award with gratitude as it represented how they visioned themselves being a sustainable and responsible partner of NCCC (LRSI).

“This year, we will ensure to achieve the ideal service level and that our programs are aligned with NCCC's 2019 strategies”, said Unilever Philippines Account Manager Carl Loquias.

On the other hand, Monde Nissin Corporation was also awarded with Gold Award for Excellence in Business Partnership.

Partners in growth

Senior Vice President for Retail Tjader Regis opened the event with gratitude to all the companies who stayed beside NCCC in the middle of recovery from all the trials it faced in the past years.

“You all understand how it is to be a long-term partner and we truly appreciate it. We want to sustain and preserve this strong bond we share for a more fruitful projects together along with our growing expansion in the retail industry”, he said.

Regis revealed that this year bears many opportunities within NCCC that may need shared ideas between the company and its business partners to further expand its services and market. He claimed 2019 to be a banner year for all.

“We are here tonight to bind our minds and actions, into one heart – heart of one NCCC”, said President for LRSI Lafayette Lim.

Lim said NCCC will be taking its partnership with its business partners into the next level which is mutual development in full collaboration to grow and improve individual businesses together through aligning their partners' capabilities with NCCC's corporate strategies.

Bigger Horizons for NCCC

Assistant Vice President for Operations Jezza Damada, in the event, presented the retail plans for 2019 with the goal to align their business partners with LRSI's agenda and also present the existing and future development in the retail.

President for LTS Malls, Inc. Sharlene Lim also presented the expansions and opening of NCCC branches starting this year with the renovation of the NCCC Mall Maa, the construction of the NCCC Township in Panacan and a new NCCC branch in Kidapawan City.

With all these efforts to bolster the services and name of NCCC as the number one retail choice in South Mindanao and in Palawan areas, Lafayette Lim said that the retail company will never stop learning strategies to continuously prosper despite the close competition and ever-evolving market trends of the generation today.

“We have cemented our market share as a leader here in South Mindanao and in Palawan. That will not be sustained without both our teams that shared dedication to fulfill the vision of my late grandpa, my dad and brother who all paved the road to a glorious 40 years of NCCC,” said Lim.