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Buying Concert Tickets Online? Be Wary of Online Scalpers

Warning issued as public sale of tickets for Harry Styles' concert next year starts on June 19

2017 is shaping up to be a good year for concerts of international pop artists in the Philippines. After the successful shows of Coldplay and Britney Spears, two other big-name artists, Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran, will be making stops in the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 18, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

How do Britney Spears’ Ticket Prices Compare to Other Performers’?

Though quite costly, tickets for the pop icon’s concert are selling well

For the first time since she debuted as a pop artist in the 1990s, Grammy-award winning artist Britney Spears is finally coming to Manila to perform this Thursday, June 15, at the Mall of Asia Arena.The demand for the pop star’s concert ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 15, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Just How Much Money is Britney Spears Making?

The pop music artist is 89th in Forbes’ 2017 list of the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities

Every year since 1999, Forbes magazine names the 100 highest-paid celebrities all over the world in their Celebrity 100. This year’s top 100 famous people, mostly entertainers, earned a total of $5.15 billion, according to the list released by the magazine on ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 15, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Which Asian Country is Paying the Most to See Britney Spears?

A look at the pop artist’s concert ticket prices in eight Asian countries

 On June 15, pop artist Britney Spears is set to perform in the Philippines for the first time. Apart from Manila, the “Lucky” singer who has a lucrative Las Vegas show is also performing this month and next in at least seven ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 14, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Why PH’s Top Concert Promoter Is Now Also Doing Stage Musicals

”?"We need to be continuously open to opportunities,” says Ovation Productions President Renen De Guia

Ovation Productions is bringing in the stage musical Sister Act to Manila this JuneRenen De Guia has been a concert promoter for over 35 years. As the president and CEO of Ovation Productions, he and his team have made it possible for ...

by Paul John Caña  | May 22, 2017 01:00:00
Run & Grow

How Kathy Griffin Built Her $15 Million Brand

She recognized her personal strengths early on and sought advice from other successful actors

Entrepreneurs, marketers and writers can learn a lot from comedians. They write well, they understand culture, they blend artistry and commerce and most of them have had to single-handedly build their brands from the ground up. So I jumped at the chance to interview ...

by Kelsey Humphreys  | December 03, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

As 'Doctor Strange' hits theaters, brush up on Stan Lee's most heroic super quotes

Spider-Man, Wolverine and Doctor Strange's proud papa has mouthed many motivational mantras

The Doctor Strange marks the umpteenth Marvel character to no doubt run away with box office receipts. Ninety-three-year-old Stan Lee not only helped give birth to this neurosurgeon-turned-magical crime fighter, but countless other characters as well. Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four – if you can think of ...

by Bill Schulz  | November 10, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Big money in comics: 12 titles that are now worth a fortune

Here’s to hulking great investments with a little help from ”?"super friends”

 If you’re looking for an investment opportunity but want something a little more interesting than the usual, you might wish to venture into the world of comic books. Offering appreciation values way in excess of gold or the S&P market, the collectable comics ...

by Anders Nilsson  | September 10, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

Disney’s new patent for ”?"lightsaber” could spell good business for its theme parks

Your next trip to Disney might just end in a real lightsaber fight

I admit, I’ve never been to Disney World. The promise of waiting in line for nine hours to hop aboard Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride never quite drew me in. But if I can someday battle with real-life lightsabers like a Jedi Knight then, ...

by Jason Fell  | August 27, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How Pokémon GO might be toxic for your business

3 reasons why you probably should avoid pouncing on the frenzy

Topping 15 million downloads on Apple’s App Store and Google Play less than two weeks after its launch, users are downloading the game and using it. According to iOS usage data, users spend an average of 33 minutes a day playing the game – 50 percent more time ...

by Diana Mitchell  | August 25, 2016 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Pokemon Go marketing tactics you must try

21 ways you can make the game work for your business

If you still haven’t seen some sort of promotion surrounding Pokémon Go, then you’re either a stubborn hermit or you’re totally blind. It’s no secret that there is unlimited marketing potential to the craze. Already there are tons of blogs and articles sharing ...

by Mike Templeman  | August 11, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

3 inspiring business lessons from Oprah Winfrey

The billionaire media mogul shares insights on business and life

 Like many seasoned entrepreneurs, Oprah Winfrey views failure as "another stepping stone to greatness.” For her, it has been the case, and then some.In 1977, decades before she became the powerful celebrity we all know now, she was fired from her job as ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | August 05, 2016 05:00:00
News and Events

The business of Eat Bulaga!

A closer look into this unique product of Pinoy entertainment

Hate it or love it, Eat Bulaga! is as much part of the Filipino culture as how every Filipino family has an adobo recipe. It has been shared and debated about, and is seemingly the one entertainment dish that every one of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 25, 2016 06:00:00