Tag Archives: DTI

Procter & Gamble funds sari-sari project


(Source: Inside Retail Philippines | 13 February 2017) Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has signed an agreement with the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to pilot a micro-entrepreneur development program. The Angat Kita sari-sari project will provide store owners with fundamental entrepreneurial knowledge and business seed capital. This will help them realise their full potential to ...

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Filipinos most optimistic consumers

Woman Holding Colored Shopping Bags In A Mall In Her Hand

(Source: Malaya Business Insight | 12 August 2016) Filipinos consumers are the most optimistic in the world and are increasing their savings for future spending, providing an opportunity for retailers. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, in his speech at the National Retailers Conference at the SMX Convention Center, also urged retailers to explore other trends like luxury retail as well as other ...

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DTI holds seminar to boost retailers’ profitability


(Source: Sun Star Cagayan De Oro | 24 July 2016) The Department of Trade and Industry-Northern Mindanao, in cooperation with the Philippine Retailers’ Association, held its Roadshow Seminar dubbed “Modern Approaches in Managing Your Store Towards Profitability” at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel KAVE cafe on July 22, 2016. The seminar aimed to provide guidelines for local retailers of every region to ...

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DTI asks business stalls to apply for excellence seal


(Source: Philippine Information Agency |February 8, 2016) The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Pangasinan has urged business owners practicing good customer-service to apply for the Bagwis seal of excellence. Peter Mangabat, provincial director of DTI-Pangasinan, said all retail establishments are encouraged to join the Bagwis accreditation program that gives due recognition to business stalls practicing costumer welfare protection ...

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DTI calls for reduction of SRPs for basic, prime goods


(Source: Manila Bulletin | January 15, 2016) The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) appeals for the reduction of suggested retail prices (SRPs) of basic necessities and prime commodities relative to the decrease in diesel and fuel oil prices. Data from the Department of Energy reflect that retail prices of oil significantly declined in 2015 corresponding to a 25.81% price ...

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DTI to strengthen small businesses, aid exporters

COOP EXHIBITS/OCT 22,2015: Victor Comerus, Mandaue City Cooperative Development officer (right) shows Parck Mall general manager Neil Co the coops products displayed on their mall for free. (CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO)

(Source: Cebu Daily News | January 7, 2016) The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Central Visayas will focus on strengthening the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as providing help to exporters this year. “We hope to level up (businesses) through our programs to become social enterprises and also strengthen our assistance for exporters and toward ...

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