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Supply Chain Simplified: Is it time to turn the “mobile mode” on?

There is no denying that the Philippines has now become a mobile nation. In fact, Filipinos spend the longest hours on the Internet and social media sites, says creative agency We Are Social and social media management platform Hootsuite. The report revealed that Filipinos spend an average of 10 hours, 2 minutes on the internet [&hellip

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Key Strategies to Winning in the eCommerce Industry

Taguig City, September 25, 2019 –The eCommerce industry in the Philippines continues to boom with more Filipinos connecting online. The internet penetration in the country is currently at 48.8% and is estimated to increase to 50.5% by 2022, says data research firm eMarketer. Along with this trend, the country’s eCommerce users are also set to [&hellip

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Stronger Philippines-Japan economic ties create more demand for MBA holders

Japanese business school GLOBIS offers flexible courses to better equip Filipino MBA seekers MANILA, PHILIPPINES— Japan is fast-becoming the country of choice for international students. According to the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), the country’s international student population grew by 12% in 2019 with at least 31,938 fresh enrollees last year.[2] More Filipinos have been [&hellip

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Metro Retail Stores Group shares insights on sustainable shopping at ASEAN Regional Forum

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Homegrown retailer Metro Retail Stores Group Inc. (MRSGI) is intent on opening up more opportunities for sustainable shopping. Speaking at the recent Regional Forum on the Promotion of Sustainable Consumption in ASEAN, MRSGI Vice President for Corporate Affairs Anna Marie Periquet shared that “as engines of economic growth and shapers of consumer taste, [&hellip

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Products aren’t enough: Efficient services and happy customers are key

J&T Express enables online business to be competitive and stay competitive Taguig City, Philippines—September 16, 2019 — According to a report by CNN Philippines, online businesses in the country in on the upswing with growth a clear reflection of the growing number of people doing their shopping online.  There are around 65 million Filipinos who were [&hellip

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Epson Opens Fujimi Inkjet Innovation Lab

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) is opening a new collaborative inkjet laboratory at its Fujimi Plant in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Called the Fujimi Inkjet Innovation Lab, the facility will begin operations in October. Epson will use the Fujimi Inkjet Innovation Lab to conduct joint research with a wide range of research institutes and companies [&hellip

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Cebu Continues to Grow as a Prime City for Real Estate Investments

Manila, Philippines – Lamudi’s Housing Fair in Cebu is happening on September 21 and 22 at the SM Cebu Trade Hall. The real estate platform takes the housing fair to Cebu once again as data shows the city is popular for home buyers and investors. With an increase of 11% in the number of leads [&hellip

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Lack of financial literacy makes 65% of Filipinos fall short of money

Despite solid education and regular income, 65% of customers of online financing services in the Philippines still face acute personal budget gaps now and then. Moreover, for almost every fifth (21%), it is a constantly recurring issue. Remarkably, 87% feel that this is due to their insufficient financial literacy. These are the findings of Robocash [&hellip

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Lack of financial literacy makes 87% of online customers in the Philippines face urgent shortages of money

44% of customers of online financing services in the Philippines face a shortage of money occasionally. For the other 21%, it is a regularly recurring issue. Most importantly, 87% admit that their inaccuracy in personal budget planning because of insufficient financial literacy is the main reason for that. These are the findings of Robocash Group, [&hellip

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Ayala Foundation wins four Quill Awards

Ayala Foundation was recognized for its communications initiatives at the awards night of IABC Philippines’ Quill Awards, held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom on August 30. Ayala Foundation received awards of merit for a total of four communication tools—the 2017 annual report To Reach New Heights and the book Crescent Hopes: the Bangsamoro Young Leaders [&hellip

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