SITE SELECTION ASSISTANCE AND APPROVAL
Franchisors in the Philippine usually do not provide locations and prospective Franchisees have to find them by themselves. However, Franchisors will know where a franchised business shall be located within a certain area and will inspect the site prior to the start of construction or operation, if the location is suitable for the franchised business.
SALON FRANCHISE BUSINESS NOW AND THEN
Franchising in the Philippines was jumpstarted by a crisis, the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997. Until that crisis hit us, Franchising was limited to bringing foreign brands to the Philippines. So a crisis brought one of the biggest successes in Philippine business history to existence.
PHL PUSHES LOCAL INNOVATORS TO GO GLOBAL, TOUTS QUALITY SERVICES AT 20th PCT ACCESSION ANNIVERSARY
In celebration of the Philippines’ 20th year of accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) last August 17, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) reiterated its push to help local innovators explore foreign markets, touting the ease of filing through its PCT and related international services.
To commemorate the occasion, IPOPHL partnered with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) in hosting a webinar to provide an overview of the PCT, its application process and IPOPHL’s related IP services. The webinar was attended by various members of government, academe, and industry.
BUSINESS SURVIVAL TIPS: PLAN AND EXECUTE
As the pandemic goes on a rampage, what are you doing to keep your business afloat? Business leaders need to ask it of themselves now while the pandemic continues to turn our world upside down. Because that question will be asked years from now of both government and business, once the COVID-19 battle has been won.
In the aftermath of the economic crisis brought by this pandemic, most businesses, regardless of scale and prominence, are left exhausted. The extreme pressure to make miracles happen in such a short time will leave even the best minds with sufficient resources into a temporary pause. However, in our experience with this crisis, it’s been proven that action keeps permanent failure at bay.