Author: Ethan

E-Commerce In Singapore: A 4-Step Guide To Get Started

The e-commerce industry has been steadily growing in the past few years. Google and Temasek Holdings report that the market size for Singapore’s e-commerce industry will grow to US$5.4 billion by 2025. Today, many brick-and-mortar retailers are supplementing their physical sales through online distribution platforms. If you are looking to get a foot into the world of e-commerce, then read on to se...

Filipino Retailers: 3 Takeaways from Zara’s Success

There are few key takeaways from Zara’s success that Filipino retailers can incorporate into their business. The first thing to note is that electronic commerce is rapidly gaining traction among consumers in the Philippines. Thus traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are in the best position to take advantage of this revolution, according to the Philippine Retailers Association. However, wi...

[Part 3] What To Do When Your Restaurant Business Runs out of Cash

As small business owners it's important to monitor the cash flow of your restaurant business. We've got you covered with these 4 tips that are sure to help you monitor your businesses cash flow so that you'll always have reserves!

How To Start A Drop Shipping Business From Your Home

In today’s relentless eCommerce markets, it has become common practice for retailers to use drop shipping services when sending their products. As drop shipping costs are usually low, retailers are able to keep their prices competitive and consumers happy. How Does Drop Shipping Work? Drop shipping is a simple concept. Essentially, it involves retailers who don’t keep an inventory of goods on hand...

4 Ways To Stay Focused On Your Business Goals

Most people highlight the perks of running a business without telling you of the actual consequences. If you are running your own business, then you know that it is easy to get overwhelmed and lose focus. Here are 4 tips to keep yourself on track when times get tough! 1. Take Time To Replenish Your Energy Levels Your just cannot focus without energy, and plenty of it. It is the most common factor ...

Setting Up A Fashion Business in The Philippines

Learning how to start a fashion clothing venture may be ideal for small business owners who have a knack for clothing and fashion. Boutiques are a popular way of starting out small, but you may not know just how to begin. Here are some things to consider before starting a clothing boutique. Startup Costs When determining your startup costs, you should come up with a business plan. Be thorough in i...

5 Habits Pinoy Business Owner Needs to Get Rid Of

The Philippines is a country filled with opportunities for small business owners! While many people talk about the ideas of starting a business, few people take the necessary steps to ensure that their businesses continue to run smoothly after the initial phases. If you are a small business owner or hope to be one, then you may benefit from reading this list of things to avoid! 1. Borrowing Money ...

Create An Unforgettable Restaurant Name

Create An Unforgettable Restaurant Name! When starting a restaurant, one of the most important aspects on deciding on your restaurants name! There are many ways to choose a name for your restaurant – from naming a restaurant after a location, encapsulating a theme or simply playing around with words. This name will stick with your restaurant for an indefinite time, so make sure that is both ...

An Expat’s Guide To Opening A Business In The Philippines

Many expats are flocking to the Philippines as it has experienced significant economic growth over the past few years. Are you one of them? Or are you thinking of joining the club? As an expat myself, this article will explain how to open a successful business in the Philippines. If you are still considering whether it is a worthy investment – let me tell you right now that it is relatively ...

3 Tips For Success in Philippine’s Fashion Industry 

Cosmetics, accessories and fashions are a delightful expression of your individuality. However, turning that passion into a business is something entirely different. Business owners come and go every season because they lack discipline. Here’s how entrepreneurs in the fashion industry manage to succeed. 1. Work Within Your Limits It can be tempting to try and do more than you can afford to, but it...

Sustaining Brick and Mortar Stores: 3 Major Tips In Customer Relations

With the recent boom in e-commerce and online retail, the traditional brick and mortar stores were threatened with rumours of extinction. Major online retailers such as Amazon, Lazada and eBay seemed like a permanent evolution of the retail landscape. Over the past years, it has become clear, however, that brick and mortar stores would not face such a fate. Harvard Business Review points out that ...

Consider These 4 Things When Opening a Brick-and-Mortar Store

The landscape of the retail industry has changed vastly ever since online shopping became more accessible. However, most companies that possess a product line and capital still choose to diversify their sales with brick and mortar (B&M) stores. Opening a physical store is not cheap, and there are many questions that should be asked before deciding if the investment is worthwhile. Here are some...

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