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Follow These 6 Steps to Open Your Own Crazy Themed Cafe

These themed cafe owners went above and beyond offering a regular cup of joe and free Wi-Fi. Here's what they did to make their dreams a reality.

Conviction and resourcefulness are what got Lien Nguyen’s poop-themed cafe in Toronto, Ontario, off the ground. She had delighted in the discovery of poop-themed cafes while traveling in Taiwan and her home-country of Vietnam, and while she owned a clothing store near ...

by Carolyn Sun  | May 11, 2018 09:00:00
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Food Parks Pioneer The Yard Forges New Growth Path Amid Worries Industry Could be Hitting a Plateau

Expansion outside Metro Manila seems to hold promise

One of the biggest food service trends to sweep Metro Manila in the past couple of years was the outdoor food park and its indoor version, the food hall.Suddenly, vacant outdoor spaces across Metro Manila were transformed into food hubs, sometimes using ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 01, 2018 09:00:00
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This Business Delivers Fresh, Organic Salads To Your Doorstep

Isabel's, a family-run enterprise, delivers healthy and delicious salads, wraps, and platters to your home

Much has been said about the benefits of eating greens. Finding a trustworthy supplier who can guarantee them to be fresh and delectable, however, is a different story. This is why Gerry Bacarro and his wife Isabel sought to make nutritious, natural, ...

by Nicole Limos and Paolo Chua for TownandCountry.ph  | November 25, 2017 12:00:00
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How Singapore-Based Gardenia is Reinventing PH’s Neighborhood Panaderias

The country’s largest bread maker wants to build a chain of bakeries selling products made from centralized production hubs

Gardenia is the country's leading breadmaker, cornering about 60 percent of the marketAnne Stevens gets up at five in the morning to get to her office in Makati at 7 a.m. The commute usually takes an hour from her home in Cavite. ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 23, 2017 02:00:00
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How Mang Larry Grew His UP Isawan to a 6-Branch BBQ Chain. Coming Soon: A Full-Service Restaurant

The former janitor put all his children through college selling chicken barbecue and pork intestines since 1984

UP Diliman institution Mang Larry's Isawan first opened in 1984 and moved around the campus before settling in its current location near the Alumni CenterIf there’s one other thing that’s as iconic as the Oblation and “Zorro” at the University of the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 20, 2017 10:00:00
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How Fruitas Founder Lester Yu Grew His Juice Business to 850 Stores

Business lessons from Ernst & Young’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year

 Lester Yu, Fruitas Holdings Inc. founder and CEO, is the recipient of the Emerging Entrepreneur award this year. He’s one of the three main awardees of the Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines (EOYP) search, given by global accounting and professional services firm ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 07, 2017 03:00:00
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Robbie Antonio, Dennis Uy, Jack Tuason Tie Up to Build Modular Restaurants

Revolution Pop promises would-be restaurant owners well-designed dining place in 90 days

(from left to right) Daniel Perez, Senior Vice President of Operations for Enderun Colleges; Dennis Uy, Chairman of UDENNA Corporation; Jack Tuason, Founder of Enderun Colleges; Robbie Antonio, CEO of Revolution Precrafted; Luc Froelich, Project Lead, Revolution PrecraftedMuch like how hungry foodies can ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 02, 2017 06:00:00
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Gerry’s Grill vs Giligan’s: Who’s Leading the Battle of the Beer Joints?

A look at two leading places for getting your fill of the world’s favorite alcoholic brew

Though not much of a beer drinking country—it ranks only third in Southeast Asia in terms of per capita beer consumption—the Philippines widely celebrates Oktoberfest, the annual beer festival from Germany.San Miguel Brewery, which makes nine of every 10 beer bottles or ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 31, 2017 10:00:00
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With 100 Stores and Counting, This Restaurant Proves That "Lutong Bahay" Will Never Go Out of Style

Kuya J opened 100 restaurants in just two years

It's no secret that we love our Pinoy food. But more often than not, fast food joints and restaurants peddling your favorite kare-kare or adobo face stiff competition from your lola or mom's dishes. Why would you go out for something that you ...

by Trixie Zabal-Mendoza for Yummy.ph  | October 20, 2017 12:00:00
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Bigger and ”?"Instagrammable” Stores Driving Greenwich To Growth

Franchise the homegrown pizza-and-pasta brand for a minimum fee of Php1 million per store

Greenwich started the transformation of its stores in 2014. About half of itsover 1,000 stores today bear this new lookIf you’ve visited a Greenwich Pizza restaurant recently, you may have noticed it doesn’t look quite like it used to. The pizza-and-pasta subsidiary ...

by Paul John Caña  | October 16, 2017 04:00:00
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Potato Corner Seeks Franchisees As it Ramps Up Branches to 5,000 in Next 5 Years

Founder Jose Magsaysay says focus now is on development of the company’s franchisees

Jose Magsaysay is CEO of Cinco Corp, the company behind Potato CornerAs a young girl, Eana Cubacub would buy a small tub of Potato Corner fries after shopping for groceries with her family. She would do this weekly, becoming a sort of ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 15, 2017 09:00:00
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Andok's Vs Baliwag Lechon: Which Lechon Manok Industry Pioneer is Leading?

Andok’s is ahead in revenues and branches but Baliwag Lechon is growing four times faster

With more affordable prices and lower cost of entry, it’s hardly surprising that lechon manok or roasted chicken stalls can be found in most street corners in densely populated neighborhoods in Metro Manila and nearby areas.For Php250 or less, one can take ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 11, 2017 11:00:00
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(Video) Meet the Business Owner Who Caused a Z Movie-Like Stampede for the Php8 Zark’s Burgers

Why thousands of customers risked hurting themselves for a burger sandwich

Many of us have seen the viral videos of people falling over each other just to be one of the first 80 customers in line and win the chance to buy Zark’s Ultimate Burger for only Php8 (regular price Php149). As promotional ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 20, 2017 10:00:00
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