Customer intimacy 101

September 30, 2015

Nowadays, a new marketing strategy is making marketing managers and business owners sit up and listen.  This is known as customer intimacy. It is a marketing strategy where the seller or supplier gets close to Read More

BCYF announces passing of Dr. Benita Yap

September 16, 2015

The Benita and Catalino Yap Foundation (BCYF) recently announced the passing of BCYF honorary chair Dr. Benita Saplala Yap last September 12.  She was 90. A historian, educator, and writer, Dr. Yap is described as Read More

Lawmaker warns against another port congestion

September 14, 2015

  With the onset of “ber” months (September-December), concerned government agencies and private-sector stakeholders are urged to work together to make sure the Manila Port will not again experience the congestion that took place last Read More

Ph SMEs underserved by banks, report reveals

September 7, 2015

The Philippine small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, by and large, do not go to banks for their financing needs, according to a recently-released Deloitte-Visa report. “Digital banking for small and medium-sized enterprises: Improving access Read More

P-Noy approves Youth Entrepreneurship Act

September 6, 2015

The Youth Entrepreneurship Act (Republic Act 10679) was signed into law by President Benigno Aquino III last August 27. The law seeks to inculcate a culture of entrepreneurship among the Filipino youth by mandating the Read More

SME assistance programs: TESDA’s STAR

September 4, 2015

A program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Coca-Cola Philippines, the Sari-Sari Store Training and Access to Resources (STAR) was launched in 2012 to help women retailers start and grow in Read More

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