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Franchise Talk with 360 Fitness Owners on Promoting Wellness in Franchise Companies

"Biggest Loser programs don't work; the key is sustainable wellness"

We all know that a healthy workplace requires healthy employees. And to have a productive franchise system, it’s good to ensure having a wellness culture among the franchisees. But to do this, we often fall into the trap of conducting weight loss ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | February 17, 2019 08:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Where in the World Can We Find Filipino Franchise Brands?

Homegrown franchises are blazing trails in Morocco, Milan, Panama, Poland, and more overseas markets

Pinoy brand Bench now has a total of 85 branches overseasThe Philippines remains the largest franchise market in Southeast Asia, with more than 2,000 franchise brands in its stead, according to the latest World Franchise Council Comparison Data Survey.But as the country ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | December 21, 2018 03:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Your Guide to Child-Centered Franchises

To invest in children is to invest in our nation's future

Children are our nation’s hope and future. Not only will the children of today become the future leaders and movers of this country, but, as early as now, their immediate childhood needs are already prime influencers in helping shape the market and ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | November 23, 2018 09:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Chef Tony's Gourmet Popcorn--From Undas Snack to International Brand

It's come a long way from its humble beginnings

Chef Tony's Gourmet Popcorn started out as a snack sold to cemetery crowds during All Saints DayIn the Philippines, November 1 is All Saints’ Day, also known as undas. On this day, thousands of Filipinos flock to the cemeteries to remember and ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | November 01, 2018 10:00:00
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Franchise Talk: 3 Secrets to Khaleb's Staying Power in the Food Industry

The homegrown shawarma brand stays strong even after 15 years in the business

Khaleb Shawarma started as a humble family business in 2003In the competitive world of the food industry, very few food businesses can claim they have lasted more than 10 years. Khaleb, a homegrown shawarma brand, is one of those outliers. In fact, ...

by Velle Cacha  | September 28, 2018 08:00:00
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Franchise Talk: BonChon, Figaro, Wendy's--How Much Do You Need to Own These Big Food Chains?

Here's how much you'll need to own a piece of Angel's Pizza and Subway, too

Filipinos love to eat. No wonder the local food service industry continues to grow. According to the latest nationwide Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI), the Philippine food service industry is worth roughly $7.2 billion (Php385.4 billion), with an annual growth ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | August 31, 2018 10:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Do You Have What it Takes to be Alden Richards' Business Partner?

The "Pambansang Bae's" biz puts the spotlight on heirloom Filipino recipes

Actor and entrepreneur Alden Richards with Concha’s Garden Café founder Gemma Escueta-SembranoAlden Richards, the 26-year-old “Pambansang Bae,” is a man of many talents. Aside from being one half of the AlDub “Kalyeserye” love team, with Yaya Dub Maine Mendoza, Alden is also a ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | August 01, 2018 12:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Your Guide to Franchise Asia 2018

The largest franchise conference and expo in Asia is happening this month

Franchise Asia is scheduled from July 18 to 22 at the SMX Mall of Asia. With dozens of activities, 700+ brands and over 52,000 visitors, here’s a guide to help you navigate the weeklong Franchise Asia activities.For MSMEs, professionals and entrepreneurs wanting ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | July 10, 2018 11:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Top Education Franchises to Consider this Back-to-School Season

Help empower young minds as you become your own boss

Back-to-school season can be exciting and stressful at the same time. For most kids, this may be challenging if they are entering a transition year or transferring to a new school. Parents are also challenged to reinstate routines after the summer break ...

by Velle Cacha  | July 02, 2018 09:00:00
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Franchise Talk: 8 Reasons to Join the Franchise Asia Conference 2018

The annual franchise conference has something for all business owners

Some of the speakers scheduled to appear at this year's Franchise Asia Conference include (top row, left to right) Patrick Cua, Francis Kong, William Edwards, Bernie Liu, (bottom row, left to right) Anton Diaz, Gino Borromeo, Pinky Yee, Merlee Cruz-JaymeFilipino business owners ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | June 11, 2018 09:00:00
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Franchise Talk: How a Pharma Salesman Became a Pharmacy Chain Owner

Once an ordinary employee, Roderick Battung now has 90 outlets of his pharmacy business

The Battung brother (from left): James, Roderick, Joey and Louie Franchising allows you to escape the “corporate world” and become an entrepreneur that helps creates jobs and, eventually, wealth. It’s not always easy, but the rewards both financially and emotionally are immeasurable.Owning over ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | June 04, 2018 09:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Top Education and Services Franchises from HK and SG Seeking Local Franchise Partners

Franchising isn't just about food and beverage outlets

When it comes to franchising, we often think of food and beverage brands such as Starbucks, McDonalds, and KFC. In reality, many of the world’s best-performing franchises are in the education and services sector. This bodes well for Asia as a region, ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | May 09, 2018 10:00:00
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Franchise Talk: Top International Franchises in F&B are Looking for Master Franchisees in Manila

Franchise opportunities for Little Caesars Pizza, Presotea, Mennya Kokoro and Pronto

With a population of 104 million, 49 percent of whom live in urban areas, and growing at an annual rate of 1.6 percent, the Philippines is an attractive prospect for many international franchise brands. According to Asia Development Bank (ADB), the Philippines' ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | May 06, 2018 09:00:00
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