SteelAsia is the flagship steel company of the Philippines. Nearly one out of every two steel bars installed in construction are manufactured by SteelAsia, while about 80% of the rebar needs for infrastructure are supplied by SteelAsia. SteelAsia Chairman and CEO Benjamin Yao shares their vision in investing P100 billion on the initial of a three phase 5 year program to develop a […]

Benjamin Yao is Chairman and CEO of SteelAsia, the flagship steel company of the Philippines. SteelAsia manufactures nearly one out of every two steel bars installed in construction, and supplies about 80% of the rebar needs for infrastructure. They are investing over P100 billion on the initial of a three phase 5-year program to develop a more robust steel industry […]

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Francis Flores won the Mansmith Young Market Masters Award (YMMA) in 2010 for leading the turnaround of Greenwich Pizza and Pasta. He was promoted as the General Manager and President of Greenwich from 2011 to 2013, where he transformed it to the Philippines’ number 1 favorite pizza brand through innovative and award-winning campaigns. He served as the President of Dunkin […]

East-West Seed was founded in 1982 in a small farm in Lipa City, Batangas. The combination of European seed technology and expertise, and local experience in entrepreneurship and tropical climate farming led to the first market-oriented vegetable breeding company in Southeast Asia. Challenges still abound in the agriculture industry; to wit, lack of infrastructure on effective irrigation water distribution, dependence […]

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Euclid Cezar started Famous Belgian Waffles in 2012 and has some 450 stores in less than 5 years. Euclid shares his insights about how to start, market and grow a business. Q1: What made you start Famous Belgian Waffles? A: Back in 2010 to 2012 we saw the increasing popularity of beverage products like milk tea, buko shake, other fruit […]

Q5: You have launched the BDJ Beauty Box. Is this your response to seasonality in your planner business A: We launched BDJ Box, our online beauty discovery service for women, in our desire to help our 30,000 plus members to explore their own definitions of beauty. Feeling beautiful and relating it to confidence has been an increasing concern of our […]

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In 1908, Ford launched the highly affordable Model T and dominated the automotive industry for the next decade, increasing market shares from 9% in 1908 to 61% in 1921. It was banking on the economies of scale business model, using the assembly line specialization that enabled fast production using only one color (black dried quickly as compared to other colors). […]

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