Ordering Online from Mercury Drug and Paying with GCash

Lately, I’ve been finding it hard to queue up in drugstores. The lines snake around, and the waiting times are really long. Since it’s also a good practice to stay at home and prevent the spreading of sicknesses, as much as possible I try to order online for essentials during this quarantine. I’ve already written … Read more

GCash and Robinsons

Robinsons malls and supermarkets are one of the biggest, respectively in the Philippines. Robinsons own a lot of different brands and with their partnership with GCash, make them one of the largest partners. Some brands that are under the Robinson’s Retail Holdings, Inc (RRHI) include: Robinsons Department Store Robinsons Supermarket Handyman True Value Ministop True … Read more

GCash with Online and Offline Drugstores

Lately, I’ve noticed that more and more people have grown to become accustomed to having their orders delivered. I think this is or will be the new normal for quite some time, even after this quarantine ends. As such, we have online shops becoming more popular. Drugstores are no different. I’ve thought of having a … Read more

Puregold and GCash

Puregold, the go-to supermarket of every Filipino, always provides the lowest priced items commonly used in households. They are the best place to buy retail goods for a sari-sari store business, for any kind of small business, or for the daily needs of a family. What we don’t know about Puregold is its commitment to … Read more

How to Buy Groceries Using GCash (Robinson’s, SM, Puregold and Others)

Lately, groceries and supermarkets have been put in the spotlight, as everyone needs to do grocery runs during the quarantine. It is good to know that we can also use the cashless route when paying for groceries, even though the lines can be long because of the social distancing scheme. For GCash, there are essentially … Read more

How to Use GCash in 7-11 / 7-Eleven

As 7-11 (or 7-Eleven) is one of the most mainstream convenience stores in the Philippines, you can not only buy food, alcohol but also pay for bills and load using the Cliqq machine. But if you ask me, I think Japan still holds the gold standard for convenience stores with its ATMs, photocopiers, magazines, comfort … Read more

All You Need to Know about Using QR Payments in GCash

GCash has made the QR code an integral part of its ecosystem. There are now more than 100,000 merchants using Scan to Pay as a method of payment. Since GCash is partly Ayala owned, all Ayala malls have a requirement for their merchants to accept GCash. Other malls like SM and Robinson’s also supports cashless … Read more

A GCash Guide for Merchants

I’ve seen a lot of guides about GCash users, but not so much about GCash merchants. Currently, there is no better time when e-commerce has a lower barrier for entry and everyone is delving into e-commerce due to the pandemic. It’s a good thing that GCash allows you flexibility since as a digital wallet app, … Read more

What is GCash Forest?

GCash Forest, in simple terms, allows you to plant an actual tree by using GCash features within the app. It is a feature that tracks how much carbon footprint we lessen via the usage of the app. In theory, when we use the app, we also lower our carbon emissions since we don’t need to … Read more