Quorum Group : Distribution Partners
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In August 1978, Roberto ‘Bobby’ Claudio, with the help of his brother Jose ‘Jojo’ Claudio Jr. established the first Toby’s store in the Virra Mall Shopping Center in Greenhills, San Juan. Named Toby’s Forms and Shapes, after Bobby’s two-year old son, the store sold toys. A breakthrough for Toby’s was the introduction of skateboards as the first in their sports equipment line. The skateboards far outsold toys and management realized the potential of sports retailing, paving the way for the entry of other sports products. TRANSFORMATION In 1982, Toby’s Forms and Shapes was relaunched and was named Toby’s Sports and Hobbies. A year later, it was incorporated under the name Quorum International, Inc (QII) as it continued to expand and introduce the sports-chain concept in the Philippines. In the early 1990s, QII – under the management of Bobby and Jojo Claudiom and another brother Rodolfo ‘ Rod’ – reengineered the company by creating two business entities: Quorum Internal, headed by Jojo and Sports Resources, Inc (SRI) headed by Rod, which concentrated on making local sports items under its own brands.


In August 1978, Roberto ‘Bobby’ Claudio, with the help of his brother Jose ‘Jojo’ Claudio Jr. established the first Toby’s store in the Virra Mall Shopping Center in Greenhills, San Juan. Named Toby’s Forms and Shapes, after Bobby’s two-year old son, the store sold toys. A breakthrough for Toby’s was the introduction of skateboards as the first in their sports equipment line. The skateboards far outsold toys and management realized the potential of sports retailing, paving the way for the entry of other sports products. TRANSFORMATION In 1982, Toby’s Forms and Shapes was relaunched and was named Toby’s Sports and Hobbies. A year later, it was incorporated under the name Quorum International, Inc (QII) as it continued to expand and introduce the sports-chain concept in the Philippines. In the early 1990s, QII – under the management of Bobby and Jojo Claudiom and another brother Rodolfo ‘ Rod’ – reengineered the company by creating two business entities: Quorum Internal, headed by Jojo and Sports Resources, Inc (SRI) headed by Rod, which concentrated on making local sports items under its own brands.


In August 1978, Roberto ‘Bobby’ Claudio, with the help of his brother Jose ‘Jojo’ Claudio Jr. established the first Toby’s store in the Virra Mall Shopping Center in Greenhills, San Juan. Named Toby’s Forms and Shapes, after Bobby’s two-year old son, the store sold toys. A breakthrough for Toby’s was the introduction of skateboards as the first in their sports equipment line. The skateboards far outsold toys and management realized the potential of sports retailing, paving the way for the entry of other sports products. TRANSFORMATION In 1982, Toby’s Forms and Shapes was relaunched and was named Toby’s Sports and Hobbies. A year later, it was incorporated under the name Quorum International, Inc (QII) as it continued to expand and introduce the sports-chain concept in the Philippines. In the early 1990s, QII – under the management of Bobby and Jojo Claudiom and another brother Rodolfo ‘ Rod’ – reengineered the company by creating two business entities: Quorum Internal, headed by Jojo and Sports Resources, Inc (SRI) headed by Rod, which concentrated on making local sports items under its own brands.


In August 1978, Roberto ‘Bobby’ Claudio, with the help of his brother Jose ‘Jojo’ Claudio Jr. established the first Toby’s store in the Virra Mall Shopping Center in Greenhills, San Juan. Named Toby’s Forms and Shapes, after Bobby’s two-year old son, the store sold toys. A breakthrough for Toby’s was the introduction of skateboards as the first in their sports equipment line. The skateboards far outsold toys and management realized the potential of sports retailing, paving the way for the entry of other sports products. TRANSFORMATION In 1982, Toby’s Forms and Shapes was relaunched and was named Toby’s Sports and Hobbies. A year later, it was incorporated under the name Quorum International, Inc (QII) as it continued to expand and introduce the sports-chain concept in the Philippines. In the early 1990s, QII – under the management of Bobby and Jojo Claudiom and another brother Rodolfo ‘ Rod’ – reengineered the company by creating two business entities: Quorum Internal, headed by Jojo and Sports Resources, Inc (SRI) headed by Rod, which concentrated on making local sports items under its own brands.