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The Lost Bread Wins Next Gen Franchise Pitching Contest with its Instagram-Famous Desserts

Company's co-founder will compete at an international franchising competition in 2019

The Lost Bread co-founder Emil Ongchuan with Philippine Franchise Asia's board members (from left) Joseph Tanbuntiong, Chris Lim, Bing Sibal-Limjoco and Sherill Quintana Specialty dessert concept The Lost Bread emerged as the Next Gen in Franchising winner at the Franchise Asia Conference 2018 on ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 20, 2018 09:00:00

Franchise Talk: Upcoming Franchising Events to Watch Out For

The events will be held in Manila, Boracay, Cebu and Davao

Whether you are a business owner whose goal is to multiply your successful stores or an aspiring businessman who simply wants to choose a franchise investment, here’s a list of upcoming franchising events that will cater to your franchise needs.   1. How to ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | March 16, 2017 11:00:00

Financing your dream franchise

Here are some tips on how to secure capital for your franchise

We all have dreams, but sadly, not everyone has the courage or perhaps the money to pursue them. If your dream is to own a franchised business, in particular, you probably are too scared to pursue that dream because you think you ...

by Mary Anne Velas  | July 15, 2013 10:00:00

Mark your calendar: Franchise Asia 2013

Check out one of the biggest franchise events of the year.

Franchise Asia Philippines 2013 is one of the biggest industry events of the year. It gathers local and international franchise players to share the best global practices. It is also the best place to discover new business opportunities as well as to ...

July 08, 2013 01:00:00

10 franchise opportunities for the young and young at heart

This is a list for the fresh grads, or aspiring business owners who are still in school.

Entrepreneur Philippines gave you a shortlist of the franchise businesses that would be great for the summer season. This week, we\\\'re giving you one more list based on our franchise directory. But this time, we\\\'re targeting younger entrepreneurs: the fresh grads, or ...

by KC Calpo  | June 19, 2013 01:00:00

Affordable franchise opportunity: Postal Station

Postal Station is a franchise program of PHLPost for those who wish to start and own their business with minimal capital.

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) officials recently launched the first privately operated Postal Station owned by Techno-Point I.T. Consultancy Services in Caloocan City Hall Complex.During the launch, the first day cover of the Private Mailing Stamps produced exclusively for the Postal Stations ...

June 04, 2013 09:00:00

Thai franchise businesses to consider

Thai franchise concepts are expanding in ASEAN.

During the Thailand-Philippines business matching event held last week at the Heritage Hotel Manila, Thai businessowners flew in to present their franchise concepts to Filipino entrepreneurs. The event was organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development (ITD).ITD Deputy Executive Director, ...

May 24, 2013 03:00:00

Generika Drugstore

This company has leveraged increased demand for affordable medicine into a fast growing business venture.

The high cost of local medicine prompted Erikagen Inc. to get into the business of offering an affordable alternative to consumers. Teodoro Ferrer, president of Erikagen Inc., observed that Filipinos had a misguided notion that branded medicines was the end all and ...

May 03, 2013 01:00:00

Oryspa: Franchise brand on the rise

The Philippines is among the world leaders in creating franchise concepts.

The Philippines is among the world leaders in creating franchise concepts.  Here we take a closer look at the Oryspa franchise model which takes a typical business concept and gives it their own spin. Oryspa: Unlocking the benefits of rice branIts name sounds ...

by Jimbo Owen Gulle  | April 12, 2013 03:00:00

Find the franchise that fits

There are hundreds of franchise concepts out there. Finding the right one for you is not a matter of luck; here are a few guidelines.

 Getting a franchise business to own and operate gives the prospective franchisee certain benefits that other entrepreneurs may not have. For one, a franchise business works on a proven business formula and systems, minimizing the barriers to entry especially for the new ...

April 01, 2013 02:00:00

Snack attack: Taters

By effectively targeting the movie going public, this food shop has itself become a box office success.

For some people, a trip to the movies isn't complete without a snack and some soda. As a country of avid movie fans, the entertainment business has long enjoyed a profitable place in the Philippines, and many industries have sprouted in support ...

by Karmina De Ungria  | March 21, 2013 02:00:00

Challenge the competition

 If you’re a small startup, facing the giants doesn’t usually cross your mind. That’s why you’ve got to admire the guts of The Generics Pharmacy not only for going head to head with its competitors but especially for emerging as a brand ...

February 14, 2013 01:00:00

Franchise newbie: Munchster Yum

The food cart industry remains strong, with all signs pointing upwards for 2013.

The food cart industry remains strong, with all signs pointing upwards for 2013. The increase in food cart operators can be accounted for mainly by franchising; for the most part, it turns people from hopefuls to entrepreneurs within a relatively short time ...

by KC Calpo  | February 07, 2013 02:00:00