Consumer Retailing Tale
Sorosoro Ibaba Development Cooperative Consumer Retailing started last March 1969. It was funded by SIDC 59 incorporators who voluntarily contributed Two Hundred Pesos each to generate a a total capital of 11,800.00. It was used for the construction of a goods store that offered basic commodities needed by the community.
50 years after, the cooperative have established three (4) Coop Supermarts, eleven (12) Coopmart, two (2) 1 Clickmart, Nineteen (23) One Stop Shop and one (1) Central Warehouse in Batangas, Laguna, Quezon, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Capiz, Camarines Sur, Negros Occidental and Nueva Ecija to support the growing needs of its members.
Coopmart/Supermart offers a wide variety of reasonably priced commodities: groceries, electrical supplies and agricultural inputs at affordable prices. It is equipped with electronic cash registers utilizing a computer program. as of now SIDC has 40 coop stores from Central and Souther Luzon, Bicol and Visayas.
SIDC convenience stores are located at Petron, Balagtas Branch and Sorosoro Ilaya, Batangas City, Batangas. It is designed for SIDC Customers who are on the go and need to pick up just a few items. It sells limited range of prepared ready to eat foods, bottled and beverage, household staples, tobacco products and periodicals.
The first DIY store of SIDC established last December 6, 2017 which provides material for construction and home improvement.
SIDC newest type of Store that offers multitude Products and Services to its customers from Financing, Consumer Retailing and Agri Products.