How to grow your backyard business in a hot market this...

Filipinos are some of the most fascinating and persistent entrepreneurs in the world. They are remarkably optimistic: More than half of the population believes...

Business guide to set up an internal audit system

When do you know it’s time to set an internal audit function for your business? An internal audit group, or officer, is essential as...

Technolux launches guest-room supplies and amenities

Technolux, the country’s largest importer and distributor of a complete line of food service, kitchen, laundry and small wares for over 40 years, has recently...

Splash wins right to use Maxi-Peel mark in Indonesia

After winning a long-drawn-out trademark-registration case in Indonesia, Splash Corp., through its International Operations Division, will now expand more aggressively in the Southeast Asian country. Splash...

The consumer is not a moron. She’s your ‘Bae’

Before anything else—that is Bae, for short. The consumer is not a moron, nor is she a dork, especially now, with the advent of exploding...

Join the World Sleep Day 2018 and discover better sleep solutions

A group of doctors expressed concern in a report that indicated Filipinos are one of the worst sleepers in the world, with individuals getting...

‘SheWorking’ start-ups swap kegs for nursing rooms in offices

The first thing you see when you leave the reception area to enter the Riveter’s Seattle coworking space is the Mothers Room. It’s an...

Taganito Mining provides local tailors with P3-million modern sewing facility in Claver,...

A P3-million industrial production facility for the local tailors of the Hayanggabon Community Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Hacomuco) in Barangay Hayanggabon in Claver, Surigao del Norte,...

Father-son start-up shows how apps are upending commodity trading

Even in Asia, where business is often a family affair, Singapore-based tech start-up SourceSage is unusual. Cofounder Jian Min Sim, 29, has all the hallmarks of...

PRA honors 12 icons of PHL retailing

The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA), the recognized national association of top retailers and suppliers in the country, honored the “12 Icons of Philippine Retailing”...

UST inducts Wilcon Founder William Belo into ‘Thomasian Engineer Hall of Fame’

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Faculty of Engineering, which marks its 111th year of engineering excellence this year, honored Wilcon Depot Inc. Founder and Chairman...

Student-entrepreneurs in Ilocos Norte hold trade fair instead of JS prom

Students of Ilocos Norte Agricultural College (Inac) in the rural village of San Isidro, Pasuquin town, opted to hold a unique trade fair showcasing...

2018 trends: Bringing the ‘sexy’ back to HR

AS digital technologies continue to disrupt the human-resource (HR) landscape, Sprout Solutions, a Filipino tech start-up that provides a complete suite of HR software tools,...

From noble warriors to noble bakers

Sgt. Eric Ubalde is no ordinary soldier of the Special Operations Command of the Philippine Army. He’s a man of many lives, as his...

Learn how to structure your salaries, benefits effectively from tax expert

The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act took effect on January 1. This means new computation on compensation. Many businesses and Human...

Preserved roses bring Valentine’s Day sales jolt to Ecuador

IN a warehouse north of Ecuador’s capital, a small, busy army of dexterous workers puts the final touches on a shipment of made-to-order roses...

‘Bill on security of tenure could wipe out MSMEs’

The umbrella group of Philippine exporters has raised grave concerns regarding the substitute bill on security of tenure and contractualization, saying its provisions support “business-unfriendly...

How busy, hardworking mothers create #PocketFullofFun moments with their kids

Moms nowadays are such multifaceted individuals. On top of managing housework, their careers and their kids, they also have to make sure that their...

Philippine Seven Corp. rolls out new franchising package as part of...

After opening 318 new stores in 2017, Philippine Seven Corp. (PSC), the exclusive local licensor of global convenience store (C-store) chain 7-Eleven, steps up...

Uratex’s golden anniversary kicks off with Project 50

Uratex begins its 50th year of being in the industry with a corporate social responsibility program called Project 50. This program is Uratex’s yearlong effort...