For the three women behind sustainable lifestyle retail brand Echostore, the legacy of the late Gina Lopez, Filipino philanthropist and environmentalist, is a gift that keeps on giving.
Barely two months after the world lost Lopez to brain cancer, Reena Francisco, Jeannie Javelosa and Pacita “Chit” Juan, were asked by her family to take on the management of her retail brand, G Stuff, which had two stores in Metro Manila (Rockwell in Makati and Alabang Town Center in Muntinlupa).
For the trio, or as they call themselves “echotrio,” it was easy to say yes. After all, Lopez’s mission was also theirs: to uplift the lives of Filipinos from poor communities.
Their partnership actu…
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