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Jollibee Goes Mexican, Buys 47% Stake in US-Based Tortas Frontera

It's the latest acquisition for Tony Tan Caktiong's growing food empire

Homegrown fast-food group Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has announced a $12.4-million deal with US-based Mexican food concept Tortas Frontera LLC, giving the Filipino firm a 47-percent stake in the American restaurant chain. This is the second major food venture of JFC in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 07, 2018 12:00:00
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McDo's Sharon-Gabby Reunion Commercial Tops PH YouTube Ads in First Half of 2018

The YouTube Ads Leaderboard featured ads capitalizing on the Valentine's season

McDonald’s Philippines’ “Kumusta Ka” was named the most popular Philippine ad on YouTube in the first half of 2018, YouTube Philippines announced last August 23.The one-and-a-half-minute long ad featured the reunion of actors Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion, one of the most ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 24, 2018 06:00:00
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Which PH Brand is Winning the Battle of Father's Day Online Videos?

Though aimed to promote brand awareness, the videos also celebrate fathers and fatherhood

Several companies released online videos in time for Father's DayPhilippine companies are not to be left behind when using holidays and popular occasions to boost awareness of their consumer brands in the online space. After some videos became viral and reached millions ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 16, 2018 06:00:00
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Jollibee Foods Plans to Open 100 Stores in Canada in the Next 5 Years

The fast-food giant currently has only three branches there

Long lines at a Jollibee branch in Canada. The fast-food giant is planning to open 100 stores there in the next five yearsThe Philippines’ famous bee is set to swarm the land of maple trees.Homegrown fast-food chain Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) is ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 14, 2018 04:00:00
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Why McDonald’s "Wait Lang Po" Won YouTube Philippines’ Ad of the Year

And what other brands can learn from the big winners

McDonald's won the top award at the inaugural YouTube Philippines Ad Awards for their video Wait Lang PoThe inaugural YouTube Philippines Ads Awards recognized McDonald’s Father’s Day video Wait Lang Po as Ad of the Year. The video also won two top ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | May 30, 2018 11:00:00
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The best way to make an ad is not to make an ad: Lessons from the YouTube Leaderboard

Local ads dominate all top 10 slots in the PH Leaderboard for ads

Local flavor and creativity in the digital video space dominated the latest YouTube Ad Leaderboard, which features video advertisements for the latter half of 2017.Brands showcased different approaches to inspiring Filipino audiences and holding their attention. According to Gabby Roxas, country marketing ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | May 12, 2018 09:00:00
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(Look) Completion of DoubleDragon Plaza is Testament to Potential of Small Businesses, says Injap Sia

Scenes from DoubleDragon Properties’ inauguration of its first office tower and retail hub in Pasay City

Shower of confetti at the inauguration of DoubleDragon Plaza on May 7DoubleDragon Properties, one of the country’s newest property development companies, has inaugurated the first phase of its flagship office and retail project called the DoubleDragon Plaza in Pasay City on May ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 08, 2018 02:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Reasons Why Jollibee Gained by 18% in 1Q 2018 Despite Massive Fall in Stock Market

Analysts believe it may be the safest blue chip stock to own during this market downtrend

It has been a turbulent ride for the Philippine stock market for the first three months of the year with the PSE Index achieving an all-time high in January only to end the quarter at a 52-week low.The PSE Index, which is ...

by Henry Ong  | April 03, 2018 03:00:00
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Now that Sy Family Owns Goldilocks, Will Red Ribbon and Other Bakery Chains Have a Fighting Chance in SM Malls?

SM Group vows fair treatment of Goldilocks’ rivals but regulators will keep watch for 5 years to make sure

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the takeover by SM Retail Inc. (SMRI), a unit of the property and retailing giant SM Group, of bakeshop and restaurant chain Goldilocks Bakeshop Inc., the government agency announced in a statement issued January 9.The ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 10, 2018 06:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Blue Chip Stocks Every Investor Should Own to Earn Up to 20% p.a.

There are 30 blue chip stocks in the local stock exchange. Which one should you consider first?

Investing in stocks has historically provided higher returns than fixed income investments and is one great opportunity to build wealth over time if you are looking to grow your savings for the long-term.But earning higher returns from investing in stocks do not ...

by Henry Ong  | November 28, 2017 10:00:00
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Bigger and ”?"Instagrammable” Stores Driving Greenwich To Growth

Franchise the homegrown pizza-and-pasta brand for a minimum fee of Php1 million per store

Greenwich started the transformation of its stores in 2014. About half of itsover 1,000 stores today bear this new lookIf you’ve visited a Greenwich Pizza restaurant recently, you may have noticed it doesn’t look quite like it used to. The pizza-and-pasta subsidiary ...

by Paul John Caña  | October 16, 2017 04:00:00
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Goldilocks Vs Red Ribbon: Who's Winning the Battle of the Cake Makers?

The potential entry of the SM Group into Goldilocks could heat up competition even more

A celebration of any momentous occasion, from birthdays to weddings, is incomplete without cake. In the Philippines, two brands come to mind when serving celebration cakes on the dining table, Goldilocks Bakeshop and Red Ribbon.It may now seem like the two bakeshop ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 18, 2017 09:00:00
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After 1,000th Store on 39th Year, Jollibee Steps Up Pace for Next Thousand

PH fast-food chain more than doubles rate of store additions

Jollibee’s 1000th store serves as a prototype for the new look of all upcoming branches of the brandFilipino fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) opened its 1,000th Jollibee-branded local store in Taguig City on Monday, July 3, marking an important milestone 39 ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 03, 2017 07:00:00
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