SM City malls typically contain department stores, supermarkets, movie theaters, apparel shops and specialty stores. There are many SM City malls in the Philippines, and each one has its own variety of venue types typically found in shopping malls around the world, including eateries, electronics retailers, salons and jewelry stores. Some of the store chains are only found in the Philippines, while others are popular Asian and American outlets.
Store directories for each specific SM City mall are located on SMSuperMalls.com. Some American-based stores in SM City malls include Ace Hardware, Dairy Queen, Dunkin Donuts, Guess Kids and McDonald's. Some other stores commonly found in SM City malls include Bear Cuddler, Acqua Suisse Perfume Bar and GNC Live Well.
SM City mall cinemas include IMAX and 4D theaters that show regional and global titles.
The SM Department stores typically offer apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children as well as beauty products and home departments for decor, kitchenware, hardware, and bed and bath products. These SM stores typically have currency exchange providers available to assist foreign shoppers visiting the Philippines.
The SM City malls are managed by SM Supermalls and are the Philippines' largest shopping center operator, as of 2015. The company has over 50 malls in the Philippines and six malls in China.