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76-Year-Old National Book Store Opens Business for Franchising

For an investment fee of Php6.4 million, you can now have your own NBS Express branch

National Book Store Managing Director Xandra Ramos-Padilla announced the news that the company will be open for franchising during a speech at the Philippine Franchising Association's Franchise Asia ConferenceNational Bookstore (NBS), the country's largest chain of books and school supplies store, is ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 18, 2018 08:00:00

Looking for Int'l Partners for Your PH Franchising Business? Meet Them at the Franchise Asia Expo

For the first time, foreign buyers seeking Philippine franchise concepts will take part in the event

The Philippine Franchise Association (PFA), which organizes the largest franchising event in Asia, Franchise Asia Expo, is bringing in foreign buyers from neighboring countries for the first time to the week-long series of events at the SMX Convention Center near the SM ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 11, 2018 11:00:00

Looking for Ready-Made Business to Invest In? Franchise Asia Expo 2018 is the Perfect Place to Look

Choose from some 500 businesses taking part in Asia's largest franchising event on July 20-22

Franchise Asia Expo 2018 will have more than 200 booths to visit in the four halls of the SMX Convention CenterFranchise Asia Expo 2018, Asia’s largest franchising event, is happening on July 20 to 22 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 28, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

The first 100 days of the government's entrep agency

Department of Trade and Industry reports programs, earnings

As the President crossed his 100-day mark in office, the government agency tasked to look after the interest of micro, small and medium enterprises is also under the lens. How has the Department of Trade and Industry carried out its mandate to ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 11, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

Things to consider before starting a food cart business

A food cart business can be a ticket to steady profits. But you should not set up one without ample preparation.

Because of low capitalization and strong earning potential, food carts have become one of the most the preferred types of start-up businesses for many Filipinos. Richard Sanz of the Philippine Franchise Association (PFA), in an interview with Entrepreneur Philippines, identified two options ...

by Entrepreneur Staff and Entrepreneur Staff  | May 18, 2015 05:00:00
News and Events

PFA rolls out Franchise Asia Philippines 2014

Thousands of entrepreneurs from within and outside the country gather to showcase their businesses for potential franchisees and franchisors. It's time for Franchise Asia Philippines 2014, organized by the Philippine Franchise Association.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | July 18, 2014 09:00:00
News and Events

Cebu Business Month presents 'Franchising NeGosyo Para sa Cebu'

Learn several business ideas by studying the franchise concepts of the Cebuanos in celebration of the Cebu Business Month.

by Renz Lyndon Paguio  | June 13, 2014 01:30:00
News and Events

PFA holds 'Franchising Negosyo' expo at TriNoma Mall

The Philippine Franchise Association (PFA) recently held a franchise exhibit to further help promote entrepreneurship that in turn would likely help sustain economic development. The goal was to convince new and future entrepreneurs to consider franchising as a route to business success.

by Press Release  | April 01, 2014 06:00:00

The franchising option

Membership in the Philippine Franchise Association is a seal of good housekeeping in the franchise community

The Philippine Franchise Association was formed in February 1995 to organize the growing number of homegrown and foreign franchisers here. Indeed, this pioneering group has spurred the growth of franchising in the Philippines, bringing the total to over 800 concepts today from ...

by Robert Trota  | March 12, 2013 02:00:00

Looking for a franchise? Check out the franchise expo in July

This is a great way to know about the industry.

Are you looking for a franchise business? The best way to shop for franchise brands is to attend industry events. The biggest one is the Franchise Asia Philippines 2012, the latest evolution of the annual Philippine International Franchise Conference and Expo, and ...

July 05, 2012 01:00:00

PHL is all set for Franchise Asia 2011

The event will run from September 19 to 25

The Philippines is all set for the world as the country hosts Franchise Asia 2011. “In the simplest terms, it means we raise the country’s profile as one of Asia’s most important investment destinations,” Philippine Franchise Association (PFA) chairman Robert Trota said.  ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 01, 2011 07:00:00

Franchise Your Way to Business Success!

What you need to know to succeed in franchising

When visiting another country, we make sure that we have a travel guide at hand.After purchasing a new gadget, we browse through the manual first.The same preparation or attitude should be applied in entrepreneurship and franchising.Although franchising means proven business models and ...

July 25, 2010 11:00:00

\\\'Golden Era\\\' of RP franchising industry

Filipino brands and concepts set sights on overseas expansion as new avenue of growth

In the ‘golden era’.That was how Samie Lim, Philippine Franchise Association chairman emeritus, described the booming industry of franchising in the country. [Read more about Franchise 2010 here]“All the franchise brands here are preparing to go global just as Manila is preparing ...

July 16, 2010 03:00:00