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Franchise Talk: Meet 4 Successful Women Franchisors
We celebrate Women’s Month with these strong-willed franchisors and their brands By Velle Cacha The modern-day Filipina continues to impress with an ever-growing list of roles—from homemaker, mother, wife, daughter, sister, employee and, these days, of entrepreneur and franchisor. The business journeys of these young female franchisors are a testament to the empowerment of the new […]
Here are Three Homegrown Brands Making it in the International Market
There is no doubt that the time of the Filipinos has come. By DR. SAMIE LIM Filipinos are global citizens. Put them anywhere and they will excel. Resilience, persistence, good work ethic and the desire to succeed not just for himself but for his loved ones make the Filipino shine wherever he goes. And since […]
FranchiseTalk: Thinking of Franchising Your Business? Answer These 6 Questions to Help You Decide
Franchising is simple. You just need to clear about what your goals are By Manuel Siggaoat 1. GROWTH Will you add more branches or are you satisfied with the number of units you already have? If you are content with the current branches you have or will add only one or two more branches, then no […]
Franchise Talk: How a Pharma Salesman Became a Pharmacy Chain Owner
Once an ordinary employee, Roderick Battung now has 90 outlets of his pharmacy business By Sam Christopher Lim As seen at Entrepreneur Philippines Franchising allows you to escape the “corporate world” and become an entrepreneur that helps creates jobs and, eventually, wealth. It’s not always easy, but the rewards both financially and emotionally are immeasurable. […]
Should I open new stores or expand through franchising?
Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines There comes a time in the life of a company that an inevitable question comes – with the success of my business, how can I expand to new branches and locations? There are 2 main expansion routes that corporations take. The first […]
Do I need to create a new company before franchising my business?
Franchise Talk: Do I need to create a new company before franchising my business? Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines Speaking to hundreds of entrepreneurs throughout the years, one question is always asked when it comes to franchising – do I need to create a new company when […]
FranchiseTalk:Speed of Expansion:What Is Urgent and What Is Important.
When the urgency of expansion comes, entrepreneurs need to make sure they focus on what’s important Joselito Samson, CFE AVP for Consulting Francorp Philippines With the ASEAN community continuing to integrate, borders continue to open for travel and business. With a population of more than 600 million and a robust economy, expansion opportunities are openingfor […]
Franchise Talk: Franchise Lessons from McDonald’s “The Founder”
Movie on McDonald’s Ray Kroc provides Franchise lessons for today’s franchisors By Sam Christopher Lim, Chief Marketing Officer, Francorp Philippines Spoiler Alert: This article contains information that reveal the plot of the movie “The Founder.” Franchising has been around for many decades, and as the industry evolves, new lessons can always be learned […]
Franchise Talk: 5 Things that Make Franchising More Fun in the Philippines
The Philippines continues to be the franchise hub of Asia By Sam Christopher Lim, Chief Marketing Officer, Francorp Philippines With a population of over 101M, a young, English speaking population and a central geographic location that is just a 3 hour plane ride to major ASEAN capitals, the Philippines is now the franchise Hub […]
Why Going Pinoy is Always the Better Investment
Written by Sam Christopher Lim President, U-Franchise Sales & Management Inc. Anybody in the Philippine food market can agree that there is nothing like waking up to the aroma of Filipino-cooked food. Through time, Filipinos have developed a variety of preferences. Hence, the emergence of continental food and Asian fusions. Through recent years, the […]