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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
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
Business Ideas

From bonding moments to growing a 'green' business

Karen Argos and family is now nurturing the Greenhouse Project, a business born out of their love for gardening.

The surge of towering condominiums across the metro has made urban dwellers yearn for some greeneries, may it be in form of parks in the city or indoor gardens within limited spaces.Karen Argos, a mother of two, feels the same. So she ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 08, 2016 11:00:00
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
Business Ideas

Make big bucks from niche products by selling online

Malls reluctant to carry your product? Try selling online, like this baby products merchant.

It is often said that in business, populating the right ‘niche’ is a potent recipe for success. Businesses which are targeted at underserved markets can count on steady sales sans the fierce competition that often comes with serving the bigger segments. And ...

by Rafael Santos  | October 29, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Organizing a bazaar

Many organizers believe the months leading up to Christmas are perfect for holding bazaars.“It’s the best time for bazaars because people feel like spending. They splurge and everybody feels light,” says Louie Baui-Oca, marketing director of Brown & Boop.Baui-Oca, Camille Abello and ...

by Anne De La Cruz  | August 10, 2012 03:00:00
Startup Tips

From beeswax to business

Fondness for pampering can be made into a good business

It had always been the goal of Adeline Ravana, who gives a lot of importance to primping, to have a business of her own. So what better business could she do than selling organic beauty products ?  None, really, so Ravana put ...

by Miki Espe  | May 30, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Lessons to remember when running a tiangge

Instead of joining one, here\\\'s how a bazaar can be your business

Bazaars, given their low operating cost and high foot traffic, are popular venues for first-time and startup entrepreneurs.Indeed, at any given month, several bazaars are being held simultaneously all over the metro, and the very popularity of these bazaars has made organizing ...

by Kendrick S. Go  | April 17, 2012 07:00:00
Business Ideas

Soderno@Molito Lifestyle Center

Soderno is the latest weekend market in Alabang.

Last Friday, trooped all the way to Alabang to check out the latest weekend market in the metro – Soderno@Molito Lifestyle Center.Made possible by the same organizers that brought you the highly successful Mercato Centrale@Bonifacio Global City, Soderno@Molito Lifestyle Centre is ...

November 25, 2011 10:00:00