The White Space Club was founded in 2013 to function as a networking and ideation club between a diverse group of curious and eager minds – whether from marketing, HR, finance, engineering, creative, IT; whether millennials or senior citizens. This network encourages the sharing of different perspectives. At the July 7, 2021 club meeting, speaker RG Gabunada, a partner of […]

Right before one of my Advanced Marketing classes, I was struck with inspiration. As the seminar discussed the key principles of marketing, I was relating case studies I shared in another talk with an association of companies who were able to bring themselves out of crisis during the beginning of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. I thought of my research and […]

At the recently concluded 12th Mansmith Market Masters Conference, we asked three seasoned marketers about growing and expanding amidst crisis. They are Greg Banzon, COO and EVP of Century Pacific Food; Harvey Ong, COO of Alfamart Philippines; and Alvin So, Regional Head for ASEAN of Bayer Consumer Health. Here is a 4-point summary of what they shared. Q1: How do you spot and […]

I would like to emphasize three important basic points in marketing that we all need to remember, pandemic or no pandemic. 1. The right understanding The minimum dimension must be met before determining dimension can be exploited. This means one should satisfy customers’ needs before wants. For instance, for food delivery businesses, delicious food is a must have before the convenience […]

At the recently concluded 12th Mansmith Market Masters Conference, we asked three seasoned marketers about the next wave of digital transformation. They are Ana Aboitiz-Delgado, EVP and Director of UnionBank of the Philippines, Dr. Nicco Tan, Vice President of Genting Malayisa; and Neil Trinidad, Chief Marketing Officer of Lazada Philippines. Here is a 4-point summary of what they shared. Q1: What is one thing you want […]

David Almirol Jr. is the Founder and CEO of software engineering solutions provider Multisys Technologies Corporation. It was founded in 2010, and in 2018 PLDT, through PLDT Global Investments Holdings Inc., acquired a 45.73% stake for P2.15 billion. David was bestowed one of The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) awards of the Philippines in 2020. In this interview, he shares his […]

We asked three CEOs from different industries what they expect from their marketers during (and eventually after) the COVID-19 crisis. These three CEOs — Aleli Arcilla, President and General Manager of Reckitt Benckiser Philippines (better known as the maker of Lysol, and Strepsils); Johnlu Koa, Founder and CEO of French Baker; and Jet Parma, President and Country Manager of agri-based Syngenta Philippines—built on […]

Money is a legal tender used as payment in a transaction and serves as a medium of exchange, as well as a measure of value. While there are many forms of money, as well as different currencies, it is worthwhile to remember the concept of the product life cycle (PLC): that new products tend to make old products obsolete. One […]

Cindy Banaria is currently the Vice President and National Key Accounts Head of Nestle Professional in the Philippines. Nestle Professional is the foodservice arm of Nestle Philippines Inc.  Cindy initially worked with San Miguel Corporation Magnolia Division before moving to Nestle Philippines Inc. in 1996.  Her career in key accounts span for 26 years and counting as she initially handled […]

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