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FranchiseTalk: What Duterte’s recent state visits mean for franchising

Local businesses stand to benefit from stronger economic ties with China, Japan

 President Rodrigo Duterte recently had state visits to China and Japan, with the intent of strengthening our economic ties with these two nations. In the case of Japan, in particular, it remains the largest source of foreign direct investments and the largest ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | November 05, 2016 12:00:00
Franchising

FranchiseTalk: 5 signs your business is ready to franchise

You might be sitting on a goldmine and not realize it yet

If you're an entrepreneur who's been running a business for more than a year, chances are you've probably heard your fair share of this question from colleagues and customers: “So, will you franchise your business?”Maybe you haven't really given franchising much thought, ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | October 06, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How to manage risks in franchising

Deal with issues ranging from copycats to quality control

Finally, after years of growing your business, you feel like you’re ready to franchise. Yet something holds you back. Perhaps it’s the horror stories you’ve heard about failed food carts and their problem franchisees. You just don’t want that kind of headache.“Once ...

by Toni Antiporda  | August 24, 2016 07:00:00
News and Events

Bam Aquino seeks tax reform for MSMEs

Small and medium enterprises expected to benefit from simplified taxation processes

 Looks like President Rodrigo Duterte has found an ally with an Aquino, with Senator Bam to be exact, as the latter seeks to propose new tax reforms for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) once the 17th congress commences.   Related: Tax expert ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 20, 2016 09:00:00
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
Franchising

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
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