|Type||Subsidiary of Golden ABC, Inc|
|Industry||Fashion - Retail|
|Headquarters||Balintawak, Quezon City, Philippines|
|Key people||Bernie Liu (founder)|
|Owner(s)||Golden ABC, Inc|
Penshoppe is a clothing brand based in the Philippines, established in 1986.
PENSHOPPE is the flagship brand of Golden ABC, Inc., a leading fashion house from the Philippines. The brand is known for its sophisticated take on casual wear and is the top of the mind fashion brand in the country today.
Established in Cebu in 1986, the brand initially conquered the Visayas and Mindanao markets. Penshoppe then expanded to Metro Manila and the first boutique opened its doors in SM City North EDSA in 1991. Since then, Penshoppe's network of stores has grown to over 300 sites, all strategically located in the key areas where its target demographic shopped.
With its 27-year strong heritage in up-to-date, global design and style; innovative marketing and advertising campaigns and strategies; and keen business acumen, Penshoppe is poised and rearing to bring its own unique brand of casual wear to the rest of the world.
After dominating the Philippine retailing industry, Penshoppe started to go global starting with Dubai, opening their first store in the reef mall. After a partnership with a local Indonesian conglomerate, Penshoppe opened a boutique in the Central Park Square. Penshoppe is now considering other Asian markets such as Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and even Australia., the brand had Nikki Gil, Heart Evangelista and Jericho Rosales as their "local celebrity models". Some of the current local celebrity endorsers include Mikael Daez, Victor Basa, Bea Soriano and Akihiro Sato.
The brand previously had Mandy Moore as a celebrity endorser back in 2001. In 2011, the brand signed Gossip Girl Ed Westwick as an international celebrity endorser. Thai actor Mario Maurer signed a contract with PR Asia to become an international endorser for the clothing brand. In April 2012, the company announced that Zac Efron would also be endorsing the clothing brand and was set to visit the Philippines later that year. In May 2012, American actor and model Ian Somerhalder a.k.a Damon Salvatore of the CW Television Network's The Vampire Diaries, announced he was to endorse Penshoppe. In May 2012, Leighton Meester who is also a Gossip Girl cast member, became an endorser for Penhshoppe's campaign "All Stars". Later in October 2012, Penshoppe announced via its Twitter account that the brand will be endorsed by One Direction. Recently, it was announced by Nina Dobrev, another star from 'The Vampire Diaries', is also endorsing the brand. Most recently, a leading star from the hit show Revenge, Josh Bowman, was announced to be endorsing Penshoppe.
- Ed Westwick will be in Manila to shoot new campaign of local clothing brand
- FUNFARE with Ricardo F. Lo » Exclusive » Ed Westwick: Television's Most-Loved 'Bad Boy'
- Thai heartthrob Mario Maurer set to visit Manila for a local endorsement
- Ricardo F. Lo (May 25, 2012). "Gossip Girl star is also Penshoppe endorser". Philippine Star. Philstar.com.