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FranchiseTalk: 5 franchise brands you didn’t know are from Mindanao

All eyes are now on the growth of our southernmost big island

 During President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s state visits to China and Japan, he was able to generate more foreign investments for the Philippines. Most notable among the economic deals clinched during the state visits is the ¥5 billion (Php 2.31 billion) worth of ...

by Sam Christopher Lim  | November 18, 2016 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Should millennial entrepreneurs start a business or just buy a business?

Don't let startup glamor blind you from the head start in simply buying a biz

With millennials embracing entrepreneurism and career independence more than any generation that came before, nearly every facet of every industry has seen its fair share of new business startups. Although some are more successful than others, they all share one common trait: the ...

by William Craig  | October 18, 2016 04:00:00

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

Nail spa caters to underserved segments by taking a different market view

This nail spa isn't the first mover, but it's successful at attracting underserved markets-men, children, and families.

Hand, nail, and foot care used to be just minor services in beauty salons and spas.Ramon de Ubago III, president and CEO of Nail-a-Holics Nail Salon and Spa is among the entrepreneurs who changed the game, by giving our hands and feet ...

by Sherma E. Benosa  | April 27, 2015 03:00:00

Vente's unique formula for success

For entrepreneur George 'GQ' Quitoriano, doing business differently is a key to success. That is why when he decided to get into the franchising business, he decided to go where most other franchisors dare not go---retailing. This, for a start, makes Vente a unique but lucrative business/franchising opportunity.

Franchising is not just all about food, salon, and drug stores. Surely, most franchising opportunities involve those three products and services. But along the way, a few businesses strive to make a difference.That is what makes Vente a unique concept. To begin ...

by James Humarang  | April 04, 2014 12:00:00

Lembest Lechon: A culture business opportunity for entrepreneurs

There is always enough room for promising food businesses like Lembest Lechon. The distinct taste of its roasted chicken has helped mold its own identity in a continuously growing lechon manok market. Find out why it can be considered as a promising business opportunity.

by Robyn Villanueva  | March 28, 2014 07:00:00

Franchising for expansion

Mention the word franchising and most enterprise owners looking to grow their business would probably tell you they have, or still are, thinking of it as an expansion tactic. And why would they not, as franchising seems to guarantee a steady and proven way of making money.

Mention the word franchising and most enterprise owners looking to grow their business would probably tell you they have, or still are, thinking of it as an expansion tactic. And why would they not, as franchising seems to guarantee a steady and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 21, 2013 10:00:00

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

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

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

Franchising Challenge: The franchisor, franchisee relationship

Franchising Challenge series will discuss problems that may arise in franchising

Franchising can be a very effective way to grow a business but like any other business, it presents its own unique set of challenges to both franchisor and franchisee. The use here of the word “challenges” instead of “problems” is deliberate, for ...

October 27, 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