Metro Retail Stores Group bags Gold Bagwis Seal for responsible business practices, consumer rights

METRO Retail Stores Group, Inc. (MRSGI) recently bagged the Gold Bagwis award from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for its stores in the Visayas. “Through the Bagwis Award, we aim to inspire retailers to pursue the highest standards in consumer welfare, social responsibility, and quality of customer service. We would like to commend…

Tap digital to boost business growth in a mobile-first Philippine market, Google official tells Cebu SMEs

BE SMART. Opinions aren’t as important today as data-driven decisions based on analytics.

Small business with a strong online presence grow 4 times faster than competitors who are not on digital, said Google Philippines country manager Kenneth Lingan. With 65 million Filipinos now online, going digital should no longer be a question, Lingan said during the Digitize Cebu conference held in Cebu last Wednesday and organized by AdSpark,…

DTI brings integrated services to small businesses in Negosyo, Konsyumer caravan

MORE EFFECTIVE. DTI Secretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. says they wanted to put "together all services and products of DTI and make them more effective for MSMEs." (Photo: Marlen Limpag)

Micro to medium enterprises and would-be entrepreneurs get an overview of the different services of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) during the three-day Negosyo, Konsyumer at Iba Pa caravan in Cebu from June 9-11, 2016. The three-day event aims to equip micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as those who aspire…