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...

Ikea founder, 91: From matchbox seller to one of world’s...

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, who turned a small-scale mail order business started on his family’s farm into a furniture empire by letting customers piece...

Franchise talk with The Bistro Group boss

After two decades, the Bistro Group made an indelible mark in the local restaurant industry, operating 17 concepts with over 70 branches nationwide and...

Converge ICT vows to continue improving customer experience

Converge ICT Solutions Inc. (Converge ICT) vowed that it will continue to make customers experience better this year as it builds on the company’s...

Compliance guide to the Data Privacy Act

Philippine companies are given until March 8 to fully comply with the second and final phase of the implementing rules and regulations of the...

Eggs as the new superfood: Reasons to add them to your...

Eggs are a staple for most kitchen households. You can cook them many ways (fried, sunny-side up, scrambled or poached) and they taste good...

Rise of the branded rice: Sunnywood revolutionizes marketing of the staple

A quiet revolution has taken place in the supermarket in the last two decades. Sunnywood Superfoods Corp., a local company, has greatly influenced the...

DTI to expand coverage of mentorship for entrepreneurs

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) aims to reach more Filipinos this year with its training programs to promote entrepreneurship. Trade Secretary Ramon M....

Recession’s business survivors revisited

They are business survivors— owners whose small companies withstood the Great Recession that forced thousands of others out of business. Along the way, many...

Seminar on how to effectively optimize your tax savings

Tax optimization is no longer a matter just for the multinationals and large enterprises.  A growing trend of smart small and medium enterprise (SME)...

DDB group Philippines chair wins CEO Excel Awards

At the annual International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) CEO Excel Awards, advertising agency DDB Group Philippines, and its chairman Gil G. Chua, were...

Merrychef e2s oven: A must-have for restaurants

Restaurateurs and chefs are often confronted with the challenge of ensuring consistent food quality and efficient service. These are crucial factors in customer satisfaction...

‘Entrepreneur of the year’ started with one fishing vessel and now...

William Tiu Lim, president and CEO of Mega Global Corp., one of the country’s leading manufacturers and distributors of canned goods, recently bagged the...