Binalot opts for ‘green’ booth

BINALOT, the ultimate Filipino food experience in banana leaf, again bested the entries for the best booth at the recently concluded AFFI Filipino Franchise Show. Binalot’s booth was a two storey green-themed entry conceptualized with the assistance of its green suppliers Akari and Lexicon Press and its tech partners Samsung and Powermac for the iPads.

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Franchising, CSR and the triple bottom line

Business Mirror, September 4, 2011
Armando O. Bartolome / Franguru
FRANCHISORS are believed to be the great moneymakers because they charge franchise fees, continuing fees like royalties and other license-related fees. So, all we need to find is that one concept that will click with investors or would-be entrepreneurs and we have that magic formula to wealth. For franchise applicants, they often almost beg a franchisor to choose them or their location for the brand’s next location. That is, if the brand is a hot one.