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Planning to Sell in Manila's Christmas Bazaars? Here's How the Rental Fees Compare

Costs rise the closer it gets to Christmas day and the nearer the venues are to major shopping malls

E-commerce may be the easiest way to set up shop today but many entrepreneurs still prefer selling in physical stores, if only because of the instant feedback one gets from customers and shoppers.And the onset of the long Christmas season in the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 05, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

From Bazaars to Food Parks to Shopping Malls: How The Good Tapa is Moving With the Times

The all-day Filipino breakfast concept closes two branches in a food park but opens shop in a mall

Fatima Ventura and Geremy Kho founded The Good Tapa in a bazaar in March 2016. Today, it is operating as a food hall stall in Evia Lifestyle Mall in Las Piñas City  When the founders of The Good Tapa—a food concept that revolves ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 24, 2018 08:00:00
Business Ideas

How Much Does it Really Cost to Rent Space in Metro Manila’s Most Popular Christmas Bazaars?

A comparison of the daily rental fee for each square meter of retail space in some of the city's well-known holiday bazaars

For decades, bazaars have served as important testing grounds for aspiring entrepreneurs planning to put up their own business. It was one of the easiest ways to see if there was market demand for a new product or service. Would-be business owners ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 08, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

(Infographic) Last-Minute Shoppers' Guide to Christmas Bazaars in Metro Manila

Not done with your gift-buying yet? Don’t worry ”" these holiday markets are open until after Christmas

If the Christmas season in the Philippines starts as early as September, these bazaars make sure it lasts until after the actual holiday itself. Christmas bazaars have been an annual staple for the past few decades, being one of the commercial highlights of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 16, 2016 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Got no time to join bazaars? This platform may be for you

Digimall is a new online marketplace that increases the reach of traditional merchants

The Christmas season is also bazaar season. This time of the year, bazaar events mushroom practically everywhere, with each claiming to be the biggest, the best, and ultimately, the place to be if one wants serious profit. Of course, it’s not always ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 28, 2016 05:00:00
News and Events

Student org brings together food, fashion enterprises

The Art Kitchen featured more than 15 up and coming food businesses and retail stores.

More than 15 up and coming food businesses and retail stores converged in the Art Kitchen, organized by the Ateneo Junior Marketing Association (AJMA). From January 30 to 31, the Art Kitchen brought together artisanal pastry makers, snack bites stalls, and fashion retail ...

by Press Release  | February 16, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

Parvati: Two-pronged approach

A group of friends provides the city's home bakers a way to kick-start their small or home-based businesses while at the same time jumpstarting their own.

Baking is a lucrative skill. Whether you have a home-based setup, a neighborhood shop, or a mall outlet, baked treats can bring in big profits. If you’re a home baker, however, one challenge is reaching your target market. That’s the same problem ...

by Chai Velez  | January 26, 2015 08:00:00
Business Ideas

Early start

Do you want to effectively teach your children to handle their own money and business at an early age? This working mom had her children join an actual bazaar. You may take her example.

It started because of a school assignment. Maiki Oreta, 29, a business news anchor on cable television, was looking for a way to teach her daughter Brielle, 6, about money. The best way Oreta thought of was through practical experience—by letting Brielle ...

by Monique Tenorio  | February 20, 2014 11:30:00
News and Events

Business Opportunities at The Christmas Bazaar 2013

Are you looking for an opportunity to introduce a new product or grow your income this holiday season? The Christmas Bazaar 2013 is still on the lookout for entrepreneurs!

The holiday season is always the best time to go to or join a bazaar. These colorful "marketplaces" have gained popularity in recent years as a venue where one can look for something new to give as gifts or giveaways, or even ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 25, 2013 06:00:00
Startup Tips

How to make the shift from bazaarista to store owner

Heed some pointers from entrepreneurs who have gone through the shift.

Startup entrepreneurs usually shy away from establishing a brick and mortar store because of the cost implications. Oftentimes, the expenses one may incur can far outpace the limited capital a new business has in its war chest. Thankfully, the advent of the ...

by Rafael Santos  | May 02, 2013 04:00:00
Startup Tips

Five startup strategies

Entrepreneurs share tips about the crucial startup phase

All successful enterprises started with a brilliant business concept. Come up with a mediocre concept and it sure hurts the chances of a business taking off.This principle guided business partners and longtime friends Esel de Sagun and Em Somera in putting up ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | February 12, 2013 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Better paper: Artbeat Manila

With a little artwork, this young \\\'trep turns scrap to cash.

For people around the world, notebooks are reservoirs of ideas and creativity, a repository of a writer’s past and present that can be tapped as needed. “Artsy” or artisanal journals and quality notebooks, however, are far less popular in the Philippines, as ...

by Tania Bautista  | December 11, 2012 01:00:00
Business Ideas

December\\\'s best: The 12th World Bazaar Festival

One of the biggest charity bazaars of the year.

Worldbex Services International in cooperation with ABS CBN, brings you the 12th World Bazaar Festival. It is the year’s longest Christmas charity bazaar’s running from from December 7 to 23 at the World Trade Center.Drop in at the fair from Monday to ...

November 16, 2012 10:00:00