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As Peso Falls Below Php54/$1, Here's the Likely Impact on Your Purchases From US Online Stores

Half of Filipinos' online shopping are done in e-commerce sites in the US and other countries

The Philippine peso hit a fresh low on Wednesday, September 12, closing at Php54.13 against the US dollar, the weakest it has been in almost 13 years. The last time the Philippine peso was at this level was in December 2005, according ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 13, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

Rice, Corn or Noodles? Fish or Meat? What to Buy as Inflation Hits a Nine-Year High

Using variations in price increases as a guide for your next trip to the grocery or the mall

As inflation hit fresh highs in recent months in part due to lack of cheaper rice varieties sold by the government, the Department of Agriculture suggested consumers should consider shifting to corn, or a mixture of rice and corn, as staple food. ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 07, 2018 05:00:00
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PH's First Designer Outlet Mall Will Open Soon Near Tagaytay

Acienda Designer Outlet will house affordable to high-end fashion retail shops as well as bars and restaurants

Artist's rendition of Acienda Designer Outlet Mall, with a 40-meter windmall as main feature The Philippines is getting its first Designer Outlet mall when it opens near Tagaytay City in August this year. Designer Outlet is a chain of retail shops that offer ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 03, 2018 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Planning to Sell Online? Now’s the Best Time to Jump In as Worsening Holiday Traffic Driving Shoppers to E-Commerce Sites

Online stores report healthier sales in fourth quarter of the year

Metro Manila’s traffic congestion has been deemed as one of the worst in the world many times over by numerous studies and news sites. With the holiday season in full swing, it’s only expected to get worse.It’s no surprise then that more ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 21, 2017 09:00:00
News and Events

Guess How Much It Takes to Rent Space in Your Favorite Mall

Leechiu Property Consultants lists the rental and occupancy rates of some of Metro Manila’s malls

With the rise of entrepreneurs starting businesses in the retail and food sectors, many have thought about leasing a space in malls to take advantage of their naturally high foot traffic. But how much will it take to locate your business inside ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 25, 2017 05:00:00
News and Events

How Reviews Influence Women's Shopping Decisions (Infographic)

How many of these common mistakes do you make?

Product reviews and testimonials are so important today that companies pay people to review their products or service. It’s a good idea too, as it turns out 68 percent of women say they rely on reviews when making purchasing decisions.In a recent ...

by Rose Leadem  | February 07, 2017 07:00:00
Run & Grow

Avoid buyer’s remorse: 10 smart ways to do big-budget spending

The third part in our ”?"A Php 50,000 question” series

Comparison shopping allows you to compare products offered by different merchants. In essence, when you comparison shop, you’re trying to find the item that will most likely give you the highest possible satisfaction given your budget constraint. It may seem troublesome at ...

by Jennee Grace Rubrico, Dulce Castillo-Morales and Joe Esgerra  | September 16, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

How SM malls conquer China

Its Chengdu mall will undergo a facelift for its 10th year, while SM City Tianjin, said to become the largest in China, will fully open in 2017.

10TH YEAR. SM City Chengdu will undergo a facelift on its 10th anniversary this year. Photo by Lynda C. Corpuz / Entrepreneur PhilippinesHomegrown SM supermalls of Henry Sy—the richest man in the Philippines—is not stopping in its plan to become a household ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | April 11, 2016 08:00:00
Business Ideas

7 things to do before acquiring a mall spot

And what you should ask the mall administration

Is your business ready to hit the malls? Don’t sign a lease for the first retail space you see. Even in a shopping center where there are lots of potential customers, find a location that’s accessible and suited to the needs of ...

by Raydon L. Reyes  | April 29, 2011 03:00:00
Business Ideas

10 tips to stand out from other merchants

Attracting the brain to buy your products is as easy as following these 10 steps

Christmas shopping is just about to reach its peak as families and friends all over the country celebrate Christmas this weekend. [Learn 10 sideline businesses you can do this Christmas here]Market leader, NeuroFocus Inc., a company that brings neuroscience expertise to advertising, ...

December 23, 2010 07:00:00