The Philippines’ Largest Sporting Goods Retailer Marks Enduring Legacy; Continues to Inspire Next Generation of Champions
Pasig City – November 20, 2023 – Toby's Sports, the Philippines' number one sporting goods store and the Home of Champions, proudly announces its momentous 45th-anniversary celebration. For four and half decades, Toby's Sports has been the unwavering beacon of support for athletes, sports enthusiasts, and champions in the making, fueling the sporting dreams of countless Filipinos. From the very first goal to the triumphant finish line, Toby’s Sports has been there every step of the way, providing Filipinos with the finest sports gear that empower champions.
A Legacy of Excellence
This milestone marks not just the passing of time but a legacy of excellence, resilience, and passion. Over the course of 45 years, Toby’s Sports has transformed into more than just a retailer, but a legacy intertwined with the pursuit of excellence and championing the spirit of sportsmanship. From basketball courts to home gyms, from tennis courts to running tracks, Toby’s Sports has been the source of top-tier sports brands. Its mission? To help Filipinos become champions through sports.
"We are immensely proud of the legacy Toby's Sports has built over the last 45 years. From day one, we have fully committed to empowering champions through sports. As we celebrate this milestone, we look back with gratitude for the countless individuals and athletes who have made Toby's Sports a part of their journey. With our 'We Got This’ mantra, we look ahead with great enthusiasm to the future, where we will continue to inspire and equip individuals to reach their full athletic potential. Here's to 45 years of excellence and many more to come,” said Jojo Claudio, CEO of Quorum International Inc., the parent company of Toby's Sports.
To further highlight its retail excellence, several Toby’s Sports stores were recently recognized with Gold Bagwis Awards, a program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) that gives due recognition to establishments that uphold the rights of consumers while practicing responsible business where consumers get the best value for money.
More Stores, More Options
With millions of Filipinos depending on Toby’s Sports for their sports and fitness needs, the retail giant continues to expand its footprint and product offerings, signifying its dedication to providing top-notch sports gear and equipment to a wider audience. It has opened seven new stores in the past two years, four of which are franchised, to reach a total of 63 branches nationwide and continues to bring in new sports brands into the country. In 2023, it added a Flagship Store in SM North The Block to bring its total of Flagship Stores to three, with the other two strategically located in Bonifacio Global City and SM Mall of Asia. Its most recent openings include in SM Tuguegerao, SM San Pedro and its Toby’s Outlet Store right next to its Headquarters in Pasig City. The expansion of Toby’s Sports across the Philippine not only showcases its commitment to meeting the diverse needs of its customers, but also reinforces its position as the premier sports store in the country.
Promoting and Growing New Sports
Toby's Sports isn't just about celebrating the legacy of traditional sports, it is also committed to fostering the growth of emerging sports in the Philippines. This year, it has taken massive steps to promoting and growing the sport of Pickleball in the Philippines, introducing Pickleball products in its lineup to ensure that enthusiasts of this fast-growing sport have access to high-quality gear, as well as mounting a series of successful Pickleball events and clinics to provide its customers a space to play and learn the sport. Furthermore, Toby’s Sports is excited to announce the upcoming Pickleball Weekend Games happening on November 25-26 at the 31st Street in Bonifacio Global City. This event aims to not only showcase the sport but also provide a platform for enthusiasts and beginners alike to come together, compete, learn, and celebrate the spirit of Pickleball.
Providing Complete Sports Solutions
Apart from catering to individual customers and its own employees, Toby's Sports has also expanded its business to providing gear and mounting sports events for corporate partners and clients like GCash, PhilamLife, VXI and more. Recognizing the importance of fostering a healthy and active workplace culture, Toby's Sports offers tailored solutions to corporate clients, including team-building events, wellness programs, corporate tournaments, fun runs, and access to top-quality sports gear. This expansion aligns with Toby's Sports' mission to empower individuals, teams, schools and corporations with their complete sports and fitness needs.
About Quorum International Inc.
Quorum International Inc. (QII), the retail arm of Quorum Holdings Corporation, has been serving the Filipino athlete and sports enthusiast community for the past 45 years through a network of multi-brand, multi-category sports and fitness stores: Toby’s Sports, a sporting goods store; RUNNR, a running specialty store; and urbanAthletics, a cutting-edge street lifestyle store.
About Toby’s Sports
Toby’s Sports is the leading multi-brand sports retailer in the Philippines, having delivered the best in sports and fitness products to millions of Filipinos for 45 years. Established in 1978, Toby’s Sports is included in the Hall of Fame of Most Outstanding Retailers by the Philippine Retailers Association, as well as the Hall of Fame of Most Outstanding Filipino Franchisers by the Philippine Franchise Association. Toby’s Sports, which carries over 100,000 items from 160+ trusted brands in various sports, currently operates 63 stores across the Philippines, as well as an ecommerce store (www.tobys.com). For more information on Toby’s Sports, follow us in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
NOTE: Toby’s Sports and Toby’s Sports logo are service marks of Quorum International Inc.
Head, Marketing and Customer Experience
Quorum International Inc.