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Costs up, but golden topping for Shakey’s Pizza

Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures has grown its first-quarter net profit by 6.4 per cent to PHP184 million despite heavier input costs.


Jollibee Foods eyes Tim Ho Wan franchise

Jollibee Foods says it will invest S$45 million in a private equity fund to acquire the master franchise of Tim Ho Wan in Asia Pacific.

Milky Sunny

Stars launch third Milky & Sunny

Celebrity siblings Maxene and Elmo Magalona have opened a Milky & Sunny restaurant in Quezon City.


Philippines franchise business matching event slated for May

The latest Philippines franchise business matching event is scheduled for Manila in May.


Jollibee Foods settles second Smashburger investment

Jollibee Foods has completed its 85% acquisition of US-based Smashburger.


Jollibee Foods causes queues in Toronto

Jollibee Foods Corporation has opened its first Toronto store to a queue of fans, some waiting up to eight hours.


Expansion plans for Alfamart Philippines

Alfamart Philippines owner Sumber Alfaria Trijaya plans to add 150 more outlets to its portfolio of 400.

Jollibee Italia

Queues as Jollibee Europe debuts in Milan

There were queues when Jollibee Europe opened its first-ever branch, in Milan.

Honestbee PH

Honestbee Philippines aims for national expansion

After launching last year, Honestbee Philippines has set a goal of national expansion.


Restaurant company Max’s Group on a roll

Philippine restaurant company Max’s Group recorded a 12 per cent rise in net income last year to reach PHP626.7 million (US$12 million).

Nara Thai

Nara Thai arrives in Manila from Bangkok

Bangkok’s Nara Thai restaurant has opened a branch in the Philippines.

McDonalds Philippines

McDonald’s Philippines to add 40 stores

Golden Arches Development Corp (GADC) is planning to invest up to PHP2 billion (US$38.4 million) so McDonald’s Philippines can open at least 40 new stores this year.


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