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Franchise Talk: This Flower Shop is Bringing Its Business to the Digital Age

Knots Flowers & More is the local franchise of a Singapore-based flowers and gift shop

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, retail brands are going all out with their gift suggestions for your significant other—from artisanal confectionery to personalized jewelry. However, some people still prefer to say it with flowers. “There’s still a certain charm about receiving ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | February 14, 2018 10:00:00
Run & Grow

How PH's No.1 Flower Seller Maintains Market Leadership

Holland Tulips even maintains some loss-making branches for market presence

Holland Tulips has 16 branches in Manila and Cebu but goes up to 20 during the peak Valentine's seasonLike a garden gone wild, the flower retailing business in the Philippines is suddenly teeming with about a dozen rival players compared to just ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 22, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

Valentine's Day is Christmas for PH's Biggest Flower Retailer

Holland Tulips makes 60% of its annual sales in the week before February 14

Founded in 1996, Holland Tulips carries over 30 varieties of flowers imported from the Netherlands and Australia. Alvin Justiniani, general manager at Holland Tulips, has a strong feeling this is going to be a good Valentine’s season for the Philippines' biggest flower retailer. ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 13, 2017 01:00:00
Business Ideas

Valentine's Day business idea: Cut flowers

This Valentine's, flowers are still the most romantic presents. Take this as a logical business idea this love season.

A few days from now, Filipinos will once again be trooping to malls and flower shops looking for that perfect gift to give their loved ones on Valentine’s Day, as the occasion has long transcended from being exclusively for lovers alone. To ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 10, 2015 09:00:00
Business Ideas

3 bargain haunts in Metro Manila

We help you find cheap supplies for fruits, vegetables, fish and flowers

Check out some of Metro Manila\\\'s most affordable supply sources from the often exasperating streets of Manila\\\'s Balintawak, one of the country\\\'s bargain capitals, then onward to the bustling fresh seafood markets at the Navotas City Fishport and to the heady profusion ...

by Kendrick S. Go, Louise M. Francisco And Rafael Santos  | July 23, 2012 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Smart tips on how to manage seasonal highs and lows

The man behind Island Rose, the largest retailer of roses in the country, tells us how they manage demand swings.

At this time of the month, only two things matter: flowers and chocolates. And for Dustin Andaya, the man behind Island Rose, the largest retailer and wholesaler of roses in the country, it’s a yearly event they prepare for very well. “While ...

by Peter Imbong  | February 06, 2012 05:00:00