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[Title] A “snack shack” for your American comfort food fix [Subhead] Learn how Weber’s Snack Shack went from Tagaytay to Metro Manila with its array of classic American comfort food. [Byline] By Sam Christopher Lim It was a case of East meets West: husband-and-wife John Vanden Dungen, a Canadian quality auditor, and Mae Heredia, a […]

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Franchise Talk Size Matters, especially in franchising

This young franchisor experimented with location size to get a better handle on his food business. By Sam Christopher Lim Even while he was working in marketing and advertising, JR dela Paz already knew that he wanted to become an entrepreneur. But the former waiter, who has a degree in hotel and restaurant management, also […]

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6 steps to convert your business into a winning franchise Want to finally franchise your business? Get started with these pointers. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines After years of running a successful business, you finally want to give franchising a shot. After all, franchising can help your business […]

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Finding the Right Franchise Starts with Knowing Yourself

Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines During my seminars, I am asked why some franchises fail, and though franchising has a 90% success rate, one key cause of failure is neglect.I often tell my attendees that in order to find the right franchise, you can be inspired bythe Greek […]

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FRANCHISE TALK GROWING THE FRANCHISING INDUSTRY: THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE

By Samie Lim, Chairman Francorp Speech delivered at the Myanmar Franchise Association Conference I come from a family of retailers and by natural progression ended up working for the family business. Our appliance retailing business was founded in 1948 making us a pioneer in the industry. When I was given the opportunity to manage our […]

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10 franchise brands you didn’t know are from Cebu These brands are king in the “Queen City of the South.” Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines The island province of Cebu is known for many things: sumptuous lechon, sweet ripe mangoes, white sand beaches, ingenious furniture design, and fiesta-loving […]

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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 is […]

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Franchising a business starts with strong, replicable systems

Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines Franchising requires designing strong, proven & replicable systems Customers get frustrated when you order a hamburger and someone forgets to put the patty or miss key ingredients such as tomatoes or lettuce. As a franchisor, missed royalty payments or stock payments can sometimes […]

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5 Secrets to OFW Franchise Success

Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines After I delivered a lecture about franchising, I was subsequently approached by an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who was very interested in franchising.   As with most OFWs, he planned to return to Saudi Arabia after the grand opening of his business and he […]

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5 signs your business is ready to franchise You might be sitting on a goldmine and not realize it yet. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines If you’re an entrepreneur who’s been running a business for more than a year, chances are you’ve probably heard your fair share of […]

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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 I decide to franchise my business? When you decide to franchise your business, there […]

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Franchise Talk: 5 Point Checklist to find the right franchise

By Sam Christopher Lim Senior Vice President, Francorp Philippines As I speak and talk with hundreds of entrepreneurs across the Philippines, a common question that’s asked is “what’s the best franchise to invest in?” I wish there were a simple answer to this, but finding the right franchise for you is a very personal decision […]

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Franchise Talk: 5 franchise brands with humble beginnings

5 franchise brands with humble beginnings Starting small is not a hindrance to growing big through franchising. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines When one thinks of franchising, big players such as McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Subway, and Jollibee, among others, usually come to mind. As big as these […]

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Franchise Talk: Young Franchisees

Am I too young to invest in a franchise? Franchising is not just an old man’s game. Here are five ways to make it as a young franchisee. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines At the young age of 26 years old, Ivan Kenneth Taw decided to leave a […]

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Franchise Talk: Seriously Addictive Mathematics

This learning center franchise turns kids into math wizards through Singapore math Yes, anyone can be good in math at Seriously Addictive Mathematics. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines Most Filipinos tend to hate math, even claiming it’s not one of their favorite subjects in school. And who can […]

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GROWING THE FRANCHISING INDUSTRY: THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE

FRANCHISE TALK GROWING THE FRANCHISING INDUSTRY: THE PHILIPPINE EXPERIENCE By Samie Lim, Chairman Francorp Speech delivered at the Myanmar Franchise Association Conference I come from a family of retailers and by natural progression ended up working for the family business. Our appliance retailing business was founded in 1948 making us a pioneer in the industry. […]

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Franchise Talk: 5 signs your business is ready to franchise

5 signs your business is ready to franchise You might be sitting on a goldmine and not realize it yet. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines If you’re an entrepreneur who’s been running a business for more than a year, chances are you’ve probably heard your fair share of […]

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Franchise Talk: 5 Point Checklist to find the right franchise

Franchise Talk: 5 Point Checklist to find the right franchise By Sam Christopher Lim Senior Vice President, Francorp Philippines As I speak and talk with hundreds of entrepreneurs across the Philippines, a common question that’s asked is “what’s the best franchise to invest in?” I wish there were a simple answer to this, but finding […]

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5 Franchise Brands You Didn’t Know Are From Mindanao

5 franchise brands you didn’t know are from Mindanao All eyes are now on the growth and development of our southernmost island. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines In President Rodrigo “Rody”Duterte’s state visits to China and Japan, he was able to generate more foreign investments for the Philippines. […]

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8 Filipino Franchises That Have Gone Global

8 Filipino franchises that have gone global These global franchise brands make us proud to be Pinoy. Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines The Philippines is home to more than 1,500 franchise brands. On average, they can earn up to $11 billion in combined annual sales. No wonder the […]

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Duterte’s state visits: What does it really mean for entrepreneurs?

From Separation to Agenda Zero, opportunities are plentiful for the knowledgeable entrepreneur  Written by Sam Christopher Lim SVP for Marketing and Strategy, Francorp Philippines President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte recently had state visits to China and Japan, with the intent of strengthening our economic ties with these two nations. Japan, after all, remains the largest source […]

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