The 25 franchisors formed part of a brave generation of entrepreneurs who made the bold leap to start a business despite the pandemic and are now launching their franchises to be able to help spur a new breed of entrepreneurs and create more jobs for Filipinos.
Small businesses are the backbone of every economy. Apart from being an employer to many individuals, they also promote consumer spending and, in turn, bolster investor confidence.
SM Supermalls, in partnership with the Association of Filipino Franchisers Inc. (AFFI) and the local government units, will roll out theHAFFINESS Franchise Roadshow at SM City Sta. Rosa Laguna on Friday, August 19. The roadshow aims to help Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) recover from the challenges brought about by the pandemic.
Our way of life may have truly changed, but industry wise, there are still so many opportunities post-pandemic. In fact, niche industries are expected to grow exponentially, like the contract cleaning services sector, which is seen to boom up to $330 billion by 2027.
Sometimes, when it comes to business expansion, it doesn’t necessarily mean always going bigger. Value Plus Auto Service Express (VPX) – The Casa Alternative – now offers a more affordable franchising program for enterprising Filipinos with the “VPX Starter Package.” Now, you can operate your auto repair shop with just a 200-sqm space, with lower startup capital and reduced franchising fee.