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Startup Tips

When Invoices Are Paid Late: the Crippling Effects Small Businesses Suffer

If SMEs were paid on time, they could hire an additional 2.1 million employees

Owning and operating a small business is no easy feat. There are so many moving parts, and you are essentially the head of all departments: IT, marketing, accounting, HR, sales and customer service.And then even when everything is running smoothly, and you and ...

by Eyal Shinar  | April 20, 2017 08:00:00
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Tips for an exceptional trade show experience

Trade shows can offer opportunities for any entrepreneur looking to move up in the world of business.

Trade shows can offer opportunities for any entrepreneur looking to move up in the world of business. There are certain ways to navigate a trade show in order to get the most out of the experience. Likewise, there are also things to ...

by Robyn Villanueva  | July 16, 2013 01:00:00
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Event calendar: July 17-31

Trade shows are a great way to know the latest trends.

Do you want to open a business but don\\\'t know which one to pick? Why not try attending trade shows? Trade shows are a great way to know the latest trends and talk to industry experts firsthand. Some trade shows are free ...

July 16, 2013 09:00:00
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Working with suppliers for your business

Taking the time to enlist the best suppliers means production can go ahead with hardly a glitch.

As your business grows, so do its needs. This is especially true for an enterprise that is exhibiting solid growth and making strides within its market segment. The increased demand for your products may be heartening, but handling the supply chain of ...

by Rafael Santos  | July 09, 2013 10:00:00
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Learn the business of weddings.

The popularity of event planning in the country has paved the way for a thriving wedding business. From catering to bridal gowns to photography to wedding coordination, there is a company designed for every couple’s need to make their wedding day hassle-free.To ...

June 05, 2013 01:00:00
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How to spot a hit product

Learn how to develop a product that is sure to capture a niche market.

As a frequent traveler all over the country,  Karin Carmona  has always been fond of  searching for interesting products not found in Metro Manila.This habit led her into the business of bringing products from the provinces to the country’s capital. Thus, her ...

August 17, 2012 10:00:00
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How to build your own network of suppliers

For those wanting to go into food canteen business, veterans share tips on finding the right supplier

Building a good network of suppliers is crucial to a canteen business, because it directly affects the quality of the products you serve.  In addition, regular suppliers can give you payment or credit terms that are beneficial for the business. “Suppliers can ...

July 06, 2012 10:00:00
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MAFBEX 2012: Suppliers for your food business

Here is a list of useful suppliers we spotted during the food expo.

Maintaining product and service quality can be a challenging aspect for any new business owner to tackle. You will need the help of reliable suppliers to give you great products at the right price points. It is even  better if you find ...

June 18, 2012 04:00:00
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Learn the basics of running a business

Before starting your business, learn business basics here

Agriculture will never be the same with services while retail will never fall in the same category as manufacturing, but despite the differences, all business have a basic process that every entrepreneur, aspiring or new, must understand in order to succeed.With the ...

by Leah B. Del Castillo, Jimbo Owen B. Gulle, Kendrick S. Go, Peter M. Imbong, And Mishell M. Malabaguio With Dulce Castillo-Morales  | April 30, 2012 10:00:00
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8 practical tips for a foolproof business meeting

How to get the most out of meetings with suppliers

Business meetings are unpredictable: they can be extremely productive or crushingly boring.Here are eight tips to make sure your meeting is a success:Before the meeting• Know what it’s all aboutA genuine business meeting has a purpose, so make sure you know what ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 05, 2011 07:00:00
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Divisoria Smarts: Things to bring when heading to bargain capital

Here is a list of the essentials

For August, is featuring Divisoria, one of the city of Manila’s most popular destinations and recognizable landmarks. For many, “Divi” is the marketplace for everything from food to electronics, all at bargain prices. For resourceful and money-savvy entrepreneurs, it’s a suppliers’ ...

August 16, 2011 09:00:00
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Dissecting Divi: Juan Luna St.

Considered as the \\\'EDSA\\\' of Divisoria, Juan Luna St., plays a major role in this center of commerce

Major landmarks: The old Divisoria Wet Market (now turned into a parking lot) at the end of street near L. Chacon St.; Fiesta Shopping Plaza and KP Tower Commercial Center at the corner of Juan Luna St. and C.M. Recto Ave.; Juan ...

March 04, 2011 11:00:00
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Dissecting Divi: C.M. Recto Avenue

C.M Recto Avenue is one of the main arteries of iconic Divi.

Considered the major thoroughfare in Divisoria, C.M. Recto Ave. bisects the district running from east to west to the port area of Manila Bay. Majority of the side streets of Divisoria branch out from this main road, making it a good starting ...

March 03, 2011 03:00:00