REX Bookstore is one the major suppliers of textbooks to all the major schools in the Philippines. Celebrating their 70th year in 2020, it’s Chief Operating Officer, Don Buhain, shares with us insights about the book business. Q1: REX Book Store has preferred the school segment more than selling retail. What made you focus more on this segment? A1: For […]

If you could ask one or two important questions to the CEO of a major company, what would you ask and why? If you could get valuable insights from high-powered CEOs in numerous industries in the Philippines, how would it benefit you and your organization? There’s no denying the year has been full of extenuating circumstances that have significantly impacted […]

Francisco Lapid is the Chairman of SPAC Information Technology (IT-SPAC), an Information Technology and Human Resource provider celebrating its 15th year. Along with Entrepreneurs Jorge Wieneke, Zarah Juan and Dr. Anton Mari Lim, and honorary winners Secretary Ramon Lopez and Presidential Adviser Joey Concepcion, Pax Lapid is part of the first batch winners of The WE Awards for Purposeful Entrepreneurship […]

Lafayette Alvarez Lim is the President of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC), the biggest consumer retail chain in Davao with over 40 stores. He won the 2019 Agora Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship – Large-scale category, one of the few people from outside Metro Manila who won an Agora. In this interview, he shares how to compete with […]

Maria Aileen “Fiesta” Parinas is the Qualitative Research Director of The Nielsen Company Philippines. Qualitative market research employs keen observation in the process as it aims to understand consumer profile, which includes opinion, behavior and motivation. In this interview, Fiesta shares her expertise about insighting Q1: What are the best qualifications to look for an insight master? A1: Self-awareness. Open-mindedness. […]

Dennis Anthony Uy is the founder and CEO of Converge ICT Solutions, Inc., the first and fastest growing end-to-end fiber internet provider in the Philippines. Mr. Uy’s talent and keen eye for innovation has led Converge to successfully provide quality-conscious consumers with high speed fixed broadband internet at value for money prices and continue to cater to the demands of a […]

Ramonito “Monching” Tampos is the President and Managing Director of Merck Inc., a German science and technology company operating in the Philippines. He started work while in high school as a janitor of Radiowealth Finance for six months in Cebu. His first stint in the pharmaceutical industry was as a casual medical representative of a local pharma company, moved to […]

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