Over the last few months, news has been inundated with reports of several large retail stores in the US closing down or shuttering outlets. Billionaire investor Warren Buffet divested $900 Million worth of holdings at Wal-Mart because of the retail chain’s refusal to change with the times. And the times they are changing with e-commerce
An e-loading business in the Philippines is as common as a basketball court. You can find them everywhere even in the most unlikely of places. In our neighborhood, a household helper runs her own e-loading business. The convenience store where I buy my weekend ration of beer often has a long line of pre-paid subscribers
A piggery is one of the more traditional businesses you can find in predominantly agricultural areas in the provinces. Some families initially raise pigs in their backyard as a source of food. But eventually, they end up expanding the facility or venture to larger areas to start a full blown piggery business. One of the
The food retail business is popular among Filipinos because it can take on different forms. If you want to pursue your passion for food, you can buy a food franchise, set up your own restaurant, get into food delivery service or manage a canteen business. Of these, the canteen may provide you the best conditions
2017 figures out to be a challenging year for many businesses, especially for small-scale enterprises and start-ups. Economic fundamentals are not at a point whereby conditions are ideal for business success. The Peso is deteriorating, and petroleum costs are rising. This means the repercussions for an import-dependent country like the Philippines will be more difficult.