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Franchising sector set for double digit growth

The Philippine franchising industry continues its strong growth as home-grown franchises begin expanding to international markets.

The Association of Filipino Franchisers Incorporated (AFFI) states that the industry has grown by 20 percent this year. It expects the growth to continue with a 25% growth rate forecast for 2014. Erlinda S. Bartolome, the group’s Director for International Trade Affairs ...

by Press Release  | October 02, 2014 03:00:00

What are the causes of conflict between a franchisor and a franchisee?

The six issues that may cause conflict between a franchisor and a franchisee

In this edition of Ask the Expert, Armando Bartolome enumerates the tricky issues that may cause conflict between a franchisor and franchisee and explains each of these six issues. Find out what they are here.  Q:        What are the usual issues that ...

by Armando "Butz" O. Bartolome  | November 05, 2012 10:00:00

Top Franchise Ideas

The franchise industry has yet again proved that it is an all-weather industry. Here are some sectors where you can expect growth.

After a year of economic difficulty, Philippine businesses are reported to be more optimistic about the future.  According to Grant Thornton’s International Business Report, released by member-firm Punongbayan and Araullo in January this year, businesses gave an overall optimism rating of 68 ...

November 08, 2010 07:00:00