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FranchiseTalk: Am I too young to invest in a franchise?

Franchising isn’t just an old man's game ”" here’s 5 ways to start on it, while you’re young

At the young age of 26 years old, Ivan Kenneth Taw decided to leave a promising marketing career behind to become a franchisee of the convenience store chain 7-Eleven. Four years later, he now owns two 7-Eleven outlets, and wants to own ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | October 13, 2016 06:00:00

The Franchise Awards 2013 winners

Check out the winners of our two major categories.

Entrepreneur Philippines wanted to keep it simple this year, with just two major categories: Best in Franchise Support and Fastest-Growing Franchises.A franchise has no chance of taking off if the franchisor has not put in place an excellent support system for its ...

July 23, 2013 10:00:00

Franchising 101: Taking over a company-owned outlet

Review the financial history of the site branch from day one to the present.

Q: I am applying for a franchise of an ink refilling station. Initially, the franchiser is offering me an outlet which is currently company-owned, in a location that\\\'s a bit far from the general vicinity I\\\'m thinking of. I think I can ...

by Armando O. Bartolome  | April 29, 2013 05:00:00

Be a certified franchise expert

Franchising is a powerful alternative to expand businesses.

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)’s export and micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) training arm Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) and St. Scholastica’s College of Manila (SSC) will jointly conduct a ladderized program focusing on Franchising Management.Franchising is a powerful alternative ...

April 03, 2013 10:00:00

Six tips on franchising your biz

Want to franchise your business? Here are six tips from a veteran

For a business looking to grow its customer base and reach, a franchise system is worth looking into.Here are some to dos if you decide to take the franchise route: 1.    Have your systems in place:This means all your operations, from production to ...

by Paulo M. Tibig  | January 24, 2013 10:00:00

Franchising for students

Can a student be a franchisee? Our expert shares 4 factors to consider.

Q: I\\\'m still in college but I\\\'ve always wanted to become an entrepreneur. In fact, I\\\'ve been helping out every summer in our family business. However, I would like to strike out on my own, even at this early stage. Can a ...

by Armando Bartolome  | April 19, 2012 10:00:00

Franchise forecast for 2012

What will franchising be in 2012?

One of the biggest things that happened in the Philippines is the rise of franchising. More and more companies ventured into franchising as a way to expand their business at the same time making it easier for more Filipinos to become entrepreneurs ...

December 13, 2011 09:00:00

Franchise Opportunity: Simplybread by Chef Andrew

Currently, it has 35 company-owned and 15 franchise-owned branches.

Looking for a baking business? Simplybread by Chef Andrew is one of the newest bakeshop brands to offer the franchising route. Currently, it has 35 company-owned and 15 franchise-owned branches. Simplybread is popular because of their affordable and yummy line of Filipino ...

November 29, 2011 06:00:00

Selecting the right franchise brand

Tips on how to get the franchise brand of your dreams

Franchising is an option that a lot of people are considering as their ticket to entrepreneurship. Most people look at it as a way to get into business and learn the ropes of doing business.To help you ease into the world of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 18, 2011 01:00:00

How to qualify as a master franchisee

Are you fit for the role?

One of the reasons that shopping malls come to life is the presence of well-known franchise concepts, many of them foreign, which have set up shop in the country. There are hundreds of these so-called master franchise concepts that have made malls ...

by Erlinda Bartolome  | October 11, 2011 05:00:00

Managing your franchise business

Running a franchise business is not like any other

A franchise is unlike other businesses. It has the support of a reliable company, it has the brand recall, and it has the system that has been tried and tested. But still, a franchise is a business – something that you, the ...

by Erlinda Bartolome  | September 29, 2011 01:00:00
Business Ideas

How to make the most of a trade expo

The biggest franchise event of the year might overwhelm you

With hundreds of franchising brands trying to get your attention, the expo section of Franchise Asia 2011 can be overwhelming. And with only three days to check out the event, there might not be enough time for you to get around and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 22, 2011 02:00:00

Ready to sign? Factors to consider in a franchise agreement

Three things that will help you understand better

Before you sign that franchise agreement make sure you read the three tips that has compiled for you. While you can be sure of the franchise brand you are about to sign up for, are you sure about what the franchise ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 22, 2011 11:00:00