Category Archives: Business

4620-3339_CUHK_Extended_Preferred_Logo_Eng_RGB_1_.jpg copy

CUHK Business School Reveals Attractive Salespeople May Scare Away Customers

We often assume physical attraction will be an advantage in life. The same assumption goes to attractive sales people that they will be able to increase shoppers’ purchase intention and satisfaction. However, a study by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School suggests that this may not always be true.

fishackathon_4logose_readable

Globe joins US Embassy Manila, USAID, Tone in Fishackathon 2016 to address problems of overfishing

Leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom joins the US Embassy Manila, US Agency for International Development (USAID), and mobile content marketing firm Tone in staging the first Fishackathon in the Philippines on April 23-24 at Globe Valero Telepark in Makati City in an effort to develop usable technology solutions that will address the worldwide problem of overfishing.

SingTel scholarship copy

Singtel Group’s Go Ignite opens doors to local startups

The most promising local growth startups working on solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics, content delivery, cyber security, or customer experience enhancement space have a huge new opportunity to scale their business through Go Ignite, the recently-announced innovation alliance of the Singtel Group with its European counterparts.

Globe myBusiness Day Binondo

Globe myBusiness reaches out to Filipino-Chinese SMEs with digital solutions caravan

Globe Telecom small and medium enterprise arm (SME) Globe myBusiness is set to strengthen its presence in the Filipino-Chinese SME community in the country as it brings its nationwide digital solutions caravan in Binondo, Manila after successful runs in North Luzon (Cauayan, Isabela), Mindanao (Davao City), and South Luzon (Batangas City).

Globe Telecom bags 3 citations from Finance Asia

Globe Telecom bagged three citations from Finance Asia, a leading publisher of financial news in the Asia Pacific region. The company was given two major company awards and an individual category citation.

Globe expands network coverage, capacity in Cebu province

Globe Telecom is currently expanding its network coverage and capacity in Cebu province across all technologies, including 3G & LTE, as part of its commitment to continue building on its network infrastructure for a wider reach and faster internet experience of Filipinos nationwide.

2Go Travel copy

2Go Travel makes travel easier with expanded payment options

2Go Travel, one of the most renowned sea and land transportation companies in the Philippines, was born out of the integration of the 2 major shipping companies in the Philippines in December 2010 when Negros Navigation Inc. bought out the Aboitiz Transport Systems (ATS) group which operated the “SuperFerry” passenger brand. The rebranding of both companies used the ubiquitous “2GO” brand in 2011 across all business units, finally naming the passenger brand “2GO Travel.”

Globe Stockholders Meeting 2016

Globe holds Annual Stockholders Meeting

Globe Telecomheld its Annual Stockholders Meeting, on April 13, 2016, at the Fairmont Hotel in Makati. Globe Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (second from right) reported during the event that the company in 2015 surpassed its performance in the previous year, posting new highs in service revenues, EBITDA and net profit.

ICT Awards copy

IT-BPO industry drives growth of PH economy as second largest source of income

The information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry has grown to be the second largest source of dollar income for the Philippine economy, according to the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP). In 2015, the industry generated 1.2 million direct jobs and US$ 22 billion in revenues.