DTI confers Bagwis Award to 6 companies in OrMin

DTI Provincial Director Arnel E. Hutalla (left) confers the Gold Bagwis Award to Citi Hardware in Calapan City through virtual awarding via zoom but the actual awarding of certificate was given on January 7.  (Photo credit: DTI-Provincial Office)

 

CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro, Jan. 8 (PIA) -- At least six out of 11 business establishments in the province received recently the Bagwis Award this year from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for upholding the consumers’ rights as well as practicing responsible business.

DTI Provincial Director Arnel E. Hutalla named the establishments that received the awards as follows: 1) Gold Bagwis Award was granted to Citi Hardware Gensan Inc. of Brgy. Masipit, Calapan City for being compliant to consumer laws, effective customer relations, efficient store management operations, exemplification of social commitment and responsibility, and establishment of having quality orientation management based on the assessment of DTI; 2) Silver Bagwis Award was given to Citimart Hypermarket at Nuciti Central, Camilnil, Calapan City for the manifestation of the following characteristics such as compliance to consumer laws, effective customer relations, efficient store management operations, and exemplification of social commitment and responsibility.

The Bronze Bagwis Award was conferred to four business establishments: Great MCD Hardware and Construction Supply of Sto. NiƱo, Puerto Galera; Great MCD Hardware and Construction Supply of Sabang, Puerto Galera; Robinsons Builders of Brgy. Masipit, Calapan City; and Robinsons Handyman at Nuciti Central of Brgy. Camilmil, Calapan City. 

All of the four Bronze Bagwis Awardees have equally shown compliance to consumer laws, effective customer relations, and having efficient store management operations.

The DTI-Bagwis Program gives due recognition to all establishments that uphold the rights of consumers while practicing responsible business and provide consumers with the best value for their money.

Likewise, Provincial Director Hutalla said the program encourages the setting up of Consumer Welfare Desks (CWDs) inside the mall or establishment that will provide information to consumers’ complaints, and set up rmechanism for the speedy resolution of these complaints.

According to DTI, all retail establishments can join the program like Supermarkets, Department Stores & Specialty Stores, Appliance Centers, Hardware Stores and other DTI Accredited Service and Repair Shops in the entire province.  (LTC/PIA-OrMin)

 

 



Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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