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What does the Barneys bankruptcy mean for the rest of the luxury realm?
The business of luxury as we know it is in the throes of a reconfiguration. While brands that have adjusted technologically thrive, there are a few that have tripped, fallen, and may longer be able to pick itself up. The latest casualty ...
 
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Former Hearst CEO, Frank Bennack, shares lessons learned from 28 years in the C-suite.
When Frank Bennack got his start in journalism as a classified-advertising salesman in 1950, it was a different world. The newspaper was king, and the publishing industry had deep pockets. As an adman in San Antonio, Bennack couldn’t have anticipated the challenges ...
 
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Forbes ranked the Philippine conglomerate as the 172nd best-regarded company in the world.
SM Investments Corp. landed on the 172nd spot on Forbes’ The World's Best Regarded Companies 2019 list. The Sy-led conglomerate is the only Philippine company to do so, beating companies like Mitsubishi Motors (#187), Berkshire Hathaway (#203), Adobe (#220), and American Express (#243) in rankings.The companies ...
 
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From its initial agribusiness to its current diverse portfolio, these are some of the corporation’s milestones across 185 years.
Ayala Corporation is one of the oldest and largest conglomerates in the Philippines. It marks its 185th anniversary this year.What was initially a distillery business has grown into a mammoth corporation with a diverse portfolio that covers interests such as real estate, ...
 
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We clarified some of the biggest misconceptions about owning a franchise business in the Philippines.
It’s the ultimate dream of many Filipinos to own a franchise business in the Philippines. How many hopefuls have fantasized about winning the lottery, then purchasing a franchise of Jollibee, easily the most popular restaurant in the country? We’ve all wanted its supposed perks: ...
 
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The list represents “the best of Asia-Pacific’s big companies.”
Eight of the biggest listed corporations in the country have landed on Forbes Asia’s Best Over A Billion 2019 list, which features 200 top-performing companies in the Asia-Pacific region with sales revenues exceeding one billion US dollars from the previous year.The eight Philippine companies on the billion-dollar list ...
 
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The legendary luxury retailer will undergo a restructuring, and is pursuing a sale.
Barneys New York, the much-loved luxury retailer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is pursuing a sale.As a part of its restructuring, Barneys has also announced plans to close 15 of its 22 locations. Its department stores in Beverly Hills, San ...
 
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News outlets have reported that Don Quijote has expressed interest in opening in countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
A favorite stopover and shopping spot of tourists when in Japan, Don Quijote is gearing up for an Asian expansion to boost sales. After successful launches of its first branches in Bangkok this February and Hong Kong in July, parent company Pan ...
 
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“The acquisition of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf brand will be JFC’s largest and most multinational so far with business presence in 27 countries,” according to Tony Tan Caktiong
After acquiring Tim Ho Wan for $33.5 million and U.S.-based Mexican food concept Tortas Frontera for $12.4 million in 2018, Jollibee Foods Corporation is continuing its buying spree. Today, the thriving Filipino fast-food chain announced that it will be completely acquiring U.S. ...
 
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Through Frances Valentine, the label Kate founded three years ago, her friends have vowed to keep her spirit—and aesthetic—alive.
Kate Spade forged the rarest kind of namesake brand—one that made people who bought one of her boxy bags or polka-dot dresses feel as if they'd borrowed a bit the designer's own energy and personal style. So when Spade died last year at ...
 
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Geoff Mabasa scored the deal on the TV show The Final Pitch.
The Final Pitch is essentially the Filipino version of American reality TV program Shark Tank, where local startup founders compete in challenges in order to secure funding from investor-judges. On its third season, one of the show’s big winners was Gypsy, a ...
 
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The daughter of taipan Lucio Tan takes her places as OIC of the national airline.
Philippine Airlines (PAL) stalwart Jaime Bautista has stepped down as the head of the flag carrier to “spend more time with his family,” according to a June 18, 2019 report published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Bautista joined the company in 1993 ...
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