HomeDLSU Business & Economics Reviewvol. 4 no. 1 (1991)

Business Practices of Sari-Sari Stores

Amelia C. Sanchez

Discipline: Economics, Business



Sari-sari stores have mushroomed practically everywhere in the Philippines. The only places where they are

hardly visible are in posh villages and subdivisions occupied by the very rich families who purchase their supplies of convenience goods at supermarkets. Evidently, the sari-sari store, is a phenomenon that is here to stay; and it is one, if not the main, source of livelihood for a great number of Filipino families.