PH brands extend help in the time of COVID-19 Pandemic

24 July 2020 | When the lockdown was enforced in the Philippines, big and small Philippine companies thought of new ways to show their fellowmen their support by thinking of innovative ways to help during these trying times. Many Filipinos had lost their jobs, thereby struggling to put food on the table. Most of them were forced to stay at home to keep them safe and virus-free. There were several who found it a challenge to earn a living for their families’ expenses.

Food and beverage firms told: Focus on product sustainability

16 June 2020 | The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB), citing international market intelligence company Mintel trends report, has advised food and drink companies to focus on sustainability as consumers will advocate for companies that pursue the triple bottom line—people, profit and planet.

Philexport welcomes 25% CIT proposal to help business, exports recover

26 May 2020 | The head of the country’s umbrella organization of exporters welcomes government calls to reduce the corporate income tax rate to 25 percent and swiftly pass the Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Reform Act (Citira) to provide relief to “overburdened” businesses, particularly micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in this pandemic.

Businesses urged to explore online market spaces during virus pandemic

03 May 2020 | Businesses should look at market spaces, like online platforms, more than geographic spaces, during and after the Covid-19 pandemic, said Senen M. Perlada, director of the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) during a webinar held on April 22 dubbed, “Market Adjustments and Sustainability: Where do We Sell from Here?”