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Imagine a huge business conference of over 1,000 delegates with 35 speakers where there are presenters, speeches, PowerPoints, audio-visuals, jargons, breakout sessions and lunches! That has been the norm for as long as we can remember. Mansmith and Fielders Inc. wanted to launch their new crusade, the Mansmith Innovation Awards within the 10th Mansmith Market Masters Conference last April 3, 2019 in SMX Aura […]

Chris Manguera is the Chief Marketing Officer of Mynt. He won the Mansmith Young Market Masters Awards (YMMA) in 2018 and shares his insights about the mobile money and micro lending business. He will share more marketing tips during the 10th Market Masters Conference on April 3 at SMX Aura. Q1: Mobile money continues to soar as a lifestyle product. […]

Edgar ‘Injap’ Sia II is Chairman and CEO of Double Dragon Properties Corporation. His company’s four pillars of growth are: provincial retail leasing (City Mall), hotels (Hotel 101, Jinjiang Inn), office leasing (Double Dragon Plaza / DD Meridian Park, Jollibee Tower) and industrial warehouse leasing (Central Hub) – – all projected to double their leasable space from some 600,000 square […]

I was finishing writing my book, “Principles and Practices in Marketing” when I encountered disturbing data about the unreligious. Hence, I decided to have a conversation with a 32-year old software programmer about his being unchurched. He refers to himself as an incidental churchgoer, going along with family before a reunion, or when he has to attend weddings. “I am […]

Red ocean Many brick-and-mortar supermarkets are in the red ocean — a market space where stores are constantly fighting against each other to win existing customers. As they aspire to be the preferred store, they usually resort to launching price and promo deals in predictable intervals. Unfortunately, the transactional norm of offering lower prices will not be sustainable, unless they […]

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Background: In July 2015, after 36 years in Philippine showbiz, Eat Bulaga ‘reinvented’ their TV show with the Aldub segment. Based on data provided by Kantar Media Philippines, Eat Bulaga was able to more than double the number of household viewers. From a base of 2.5 million households last July 2015, it went up to 6.2 million on October 24, […]

Many products have a low market penetration rate, typically in single-digit or in low double digits. With this comes the question on whether marketers are focusing their activities on the minority of the market or whether they have the right marketing mix and business model in the first place to attract a much wider audience. There is a big difference […]

Josiah Go features the movers and shakers of the business world and writes about marketing, strategy, innovation, execution and entrepreneurship

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