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Redesign your product to spark a price revolution

Here are the 3 ways

 With price-simplifying, price is the strategy. Everything else is tactics – the means to arrive at the target price. Price-simplifying rests on the observation that if you can halve the price, your market will more than double (and may well increase by ...

by Richard Koch  | November 30, 2016 12:00:00
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4 industries undergoing revolutionary changes

Travel, retail, home automation, and yes, ”?"the sleep industry”

No industry ever rests in place, but some clearly move faster than others. If you’ve spent any time studying technology trends and predictions, you may be aware that the following four industries are moving forward at lightning pace. But, do you know why? 1. ...

by Anna Johansson  | September 08, 2016 05:00:00
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Filipino grocery habits

The closer the grocery, the more frequent the shopping trips.

July 10, 2013 10:00:00
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Accredited freight forwarders for your business

Atty. Dimagiba urges the public to file a complaint on the non-delivery.

Becoming a retailer is one of the easiest ways to become an entrepreneur. Usually this means reselling products you bought abroad that is not readily available here for a profit. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) tells businesses and particularly the ...

April 18, 2013 04:00:00
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Retail therapy

Ever wonder about what motivates us to buy and spend? These books explain the whys and hows of consumer behavior.

Ever wonder about what motivates us to buy and spend? These books explain the whys and hows of consumer behavior.Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping—Updated and Revised for the Internet, the Global Consumer and Beyond by Paco Underhill (Simon and Schuster, ...

by Vincent Coscolluela  | November 27, 2012 03:00:00
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What to do with weak sales?

Financial expert Henry Ong stresses the importance of a sales forecast.

Q: Sir, I am in the retail business for three years now. And in three-year’s time we transferred to three different locations. We have also been adding capital from the time we started the business until now. Some of the capital invested ...

by Henry Ong  | October 05, 2012 10:00:00
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Investing in the basics

Casual wear brand to open in Manila soon.

The local retail scene is about to get hotter with the coming of Japanese retail giant, UNIQLO as it opens its first location in the country at the SM Mall of Asia this June. This is good news for consumers who can ...

February 23, 2012 05:00:00
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Wearing your art on your sleeve

A teen clothing brand reinvents itself and finds a higher calling through art.

In 2010, clothing retail store Freeway officially launched the fourth collection in its National Artist Collector’s Series. The event showcased around two dozen new pieces of women’s apparel—from graphic tees, dresses, blouses and tunics—all inspired by the works of Ramon Valera, the ...

by Chai Velez  | January 26, 2012 03:00:00
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Shifting from supplier to brand owner

A dedicated supplier worked his way to become owner and CEO of long-time clothing brand.

There is nothing like wearing your school color on your sleeve, two decades after graduation, especially when that color reminds you of the sleepless nights doing your thesis requirement and of terror professors who wanted nothing less than perfection.[related|post]That is exactly how ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | January 25, 2012 02:00:00
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Trends 2012: Local online shopping

Forget eBay and Amazon, local companies are changing online shopping in the country.

One of the biggest trends for the year 2012 is the localization of online shopping here in the Philippines. expects that there will be more Filipinos shopping online this year, and more retail businesses going online to actually sell.One of the ...

January 11, 2012 06:00:00
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6 trends that shaped retail in 2011

This year proved to be an exciting one for the retail scene.

This year proved to be an exciting one for the retail scene with foreign brands expanding rapidly in the country and new malls opening in small communities in and outside Metro Manila. Now, Filipino consumers don’t need to go abroad or ask ...

December 20, 2011 06:00:00
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Improve your retail operations, here\\\'s how

Study gives tips on improving retail operations

A new study by global consulting firm A.T. Kearney indicated that the presence of management and leaders in a retail store leads to lower employee turnover and better compliance with store initiatives. [See tips on preparing your staff when their team leader ...

June 15, 2010 07:00:00