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Franchise Talk: How a Pharma Salesman Became a Pharmacy Chain Owner

Once an ordinary employee, Roderick Battung now has 90 outlets of his pharmacy business

The Battung brother (from left): James, Roderick, Joey and Louie Franchising allows you to escape the “corporate world” and become an entrepreneur that helps creates jobs and, eventually, wealth. It’s not always easy, but the rewards both financially and emotionally are immeasurable.Owning over ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | June 04, 2018 09:00:00

Franchise Talk: How to Reach 100 branches Within 3 Years

These franchise brands grew to over 100 stores less than 3 years after franchising

Awardees of the Francorp 100 Club (middle four): Farron Café, Turks Shawarma, Mr. Quickie, Infinitea, LC BigMakTwo decades ago, having 100 stores was the lifetime goal of most entrepreneurs. But with the development and growth of franchising in the Philippines, 100 stores ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | November 12, 2017 09:00:00

FranchiseTalk: 5 New Franchisor Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

If you think you're ready to franchise your business, read this first

Franchising can be a great tool for growing your business and can also be rewarding profit-wise. But it can be a double-edged sword. If done poorly, franchising can cause your business more harm than good. Here are some of the most common mistakes many ...

by Manuel Siggaoat  | February 25, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Kick start your day, May 18: Mark Villar accepts DPWH chief offer

The son of Manny and Cynthia Villar says he humbly accepts the offer of President-elect Duterte. Plus, Robinsons Retail buys 51% of The Generics Pharmacy.

All roads lead to Villars?Mark Villar, son of real estate magnate Manuel “Manny” Villar and incumbent Senahas accepted President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to be his public works and highways (DPWH) chief.Related: Duterte names members of incoming CabinetThe newly-reelected Las Piñas representative said ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 18, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

How Benjamin Liuson's faith fuels The Generics Pharmacy's growth

The pharmaceutical chain president and CEO stands by his belief when it comes to his corporate leadership.

GOD-FEARING. "The Bible says when you acquire wealth, remember the Lord your God, because it is He who gives you the power to get wealth," says Benjamin Liuson, president and CEO of drugstore franchise The Generics Pharmacy. Photo by Dairy Darilag / ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 22, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

10 time-tested business principles to live by

Ten successful Filipino entrepreneurs share the business principles that brought them to success. compiles business principles that helped these outstanding entrepreneurs drive their business from startup to success.Learn from these wisdom gems:1. Be helpful.“Our service is for people who have no idea where to begin after coming up with a product idea. Most startups ...

by Jimbo Owen B. Gulle With Marie Anne Fajardo, Kendrick S. Go, Mishell M. Malabaguio, And Tino Pamintuan  | July 03, 2015 08:00:00

Entrepreneur Franchise Awards 2010

Here\\\'s the complete list of 19 excellent franchise brands

[From left] Glenn Francis Yu of SEAOIL Philippines; Federico Moreno of Ystilo Salon; Rommel Juan, Binalot; Siu Ping Par, PR Gaz HausNineteen franchise companies made it to this year’s Franchise Awards of ENTREPRENEUR Philippines, among them a Nueva Ecija-based beauty salon and ...

June 28, 2010 11:00:00

The Generics Pharmacy: Good health for all

The Generics Pharmacy owes its success to the low price of the non-branded medicines it sells and its unique ties with its franchisees

BENJAMIN LIUSON: He has made it his mission to cut down the price of the medicines he sells.Building a business in non-branded products may seem counter-intuitive, but not for The Generics Pharmacy (TGP) Franchising Corp.TGP has its roots in the Pacific Insular ...

October 19, 2009 12:00:00